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Doyle Lawson was born on April 20, 1944, in Ford Town, a part of Sullivan Country, near the city of KingsPort, TN, to Leonard and Minnie Lawson. His father was a singer gospel quartet. Since childhood Dolye was attracted to both type of music, gospel and bluegrass. As a teenager he could play mandolin, banjo and guitar, but was captivated by Bill Monroe's playing. He specialized in mandolin. His professional career started in 1963, when he was playing banjo with Jimmy Martin's Sunny Mountain Boys. The alliance of Doyle and J.D. Crowe began in 1966, he started by playing but soon moved to mandolin. The association was not for very long before Doyle joined the Country Gentlemen and remained a member from 1971 to 1979. In this course of time he toured to Japan and Europe, recorded 10 albums with the group, giving a solo mandolin instrumental album too.

In the year1979, Lawson separated from the Country Gentlemen, forming his own group. First the group was called Doyle Lawson and Foxfire but latter it changed its name to Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver. Initially the members of the group were Lawson himself, TerryBaucon who played banjo, JimmyHaley playing guitar and Lou Reid playing bass. Over the years there have been several changes of personnel, and some have called quicksilver "the farm of bluegrass". The group have played for IIIrd Tyme out, Mountain Heart, Continental Divide and Ricky Skaggs' band Kentucky Thunder.
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Feb 24 Sat 7:30 PM Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Niswonger Performing Arts Center - Greeneville
Greeneville, TN
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Ban released a self-titled debut followed by the landmark bluegrass gospel album Rock Mu Soul in 1981. They performed both gospel and secular material through the next two decades. The band had the honor of winning the song of the year award twice, first time in 1990- the International Blugrass Music Association(IBMA) Awards for "Little Mountain Church", feat repeated in 2003 for "Blue Train(of the Heartbreak Line)." They were also awarded three IBMA awards for gospel recorded performance and three for vocal group.

Lawson parted from the label Sugar Hill Records with which he was working from longtime. This separation was after the release of 2002's Grammy nominated album, The Hard Game Of Love. The band released a gospel album Thanh God in 2003. In early 2004 they had the lineup featuring returning member Baucom, also BarryScott, Jamie Daily and J.W.Stockman. The ensemble released You Gotta Dig a Little Deeper with Rounder Records in 2005.
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