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Born on November 25,1961, Eddie Stubbs is a radio disc jockey broadcaster of old-style country music on WSM, Nashville, Tennessee and WAMU-FM, Washington, D.C. He is also one of three day-to-day announcers for the lengthy-running Grand Ole Opry carried on WSM on Friday and Saturday nights. Eddie's enjoys this genre of musical jockeying by nature. At the age of four, his musical beginning started and he began to play the fiddle as his father taught him to. He established himself, to be an anxious and capable student. Eddie joined the Johnson Mountain Boys in 1979. The group's received success and huge acclaim by two Grammy nominations and performances at the White House, the Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. The dynamic force of his very being is his love for country music. Every night, he cued his listeners, that what is most important and the most epochal in music is the substance and depth. which should be soul searching. He institutes complete knowledge to his radio shows as he is a self-taught music scholar, working without notes during his aircast which regularly beats FM country stations in Nashville in the Arbitron ratings.
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A fifth generation resident of Montgomery County, Maryland, he graduated from Gaithersburg (Maryland) High School and became a fiddle player with traditional bluegrass band The Johnson Mountain Boys. Eddie's first radio job came in June 1983, on WYII-FM in Williamsport, Maryland. In April 1984, Eddie joined WAMU-FM, one of the nation's leading public radio stations, where he programmed bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music. In the same year, Eddie served as co-host of Country Music U.S.A., a weekly show on the Voice of America, airing in 62 foreign countries. He forged a good friendship with country singer Kitty Wells and her husband, fiddle-player Johnnie Wright, and played with them during D.C.-area appearances. In 1995, they finally convinced Stubbs to move to Nashville and join them full-time. One week after arriving in Nashville, Eddie was hired as part-time historian and announcer at 650 WSM. Without ever having done an on-air shift at WSM, and he had moved only 17days ago, Eddie auditioned for a position as a WSM Grand Ole Opry announcer and he was awarded the prestigious position. After a decade, the band divided up and Stubbs only played periodically after that. Stubbs' first radio job was a weekly bluegrass show for WYII-FM in Williamsport, Maryland in 1983 where he earned $20 per program. In 1984 he was hired by WAMU-FM in Washington, D.C. and worked alongside veteran country deejay Gary Henderson. The alternative weekly Nashville Scene named him Best Country Deejay and he has also been on Nashville Life magazine's 100 Coolest People.