Biography: Eddie Rose and Highway 40
Eddie Rose is a widely recognized musician and vocalist. He has worked with many great artists such as: Paul Williams, Bobby Hicks and Raymond Fairchild, and numerous others, most recently with Balsam Range. He has headed up his own band called Hazel Creek for 25 years. His roots came from gospel music, singing and playing with The Rose Family Quartet from an early age. He has been playing 40+ years.
David Wiseman is a sought after sideman in the western North Carolina area. Stints including Raymond Fairchild, The Linville Ridge Band and many others. He is a sought after tenor vocalist and a superb stylist on the mandolin and the fiddle as well. He was once offered a job with JD Crowe and The New South. His musical contributions and humor are a welcome addition. David has been playing for 30+ years.
Perry Woodie is another long time musician from western North Carolina. He spent 4 years playing with Darin and Brooke Aldridge. He has also played with The Linville Ridge Band, Damascus Road, and The Narrow Way Quartet, Midnight Flyer, among others. Perry sings an occasional lead and contributes harmonies. He is continually looking for material and helps a great deal with the arrangements of songs. Banjo is Perry's main instrument and, on occasion, plays a mean dobro as well. He says it bites him all the time. He has been playing 30+ years.
Mike Ramsey has spent many years heading up bands in western North Carolina. Most recently The Linville Ridge Band. Prior to that Mike played bass for Damascus Road, and The Narrow Way Quartet. And in an early life, played banjo and mandolin with the band Irish Creek. He has also reared up some great players. His son Aaron is currently playing with Mountain Heart. His daughter Katie is also a great bass player and singer. Mike has been playing for 30+ years. Mike is the only member qualified to play a piece of furniture.
We are extremely proud of the musical heritage associated with the part of the country we call home. Bluegrass was formed by individuals from this region and we owe a great debt for the foundations they have laid.
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