February 2013
Play "February Snow" by Lester Flatt and the Nashville Grass.

1
Del McCoury born, 1939
Tom Gray born, 1941
David Parmley born, 1959
Jason Carter born, 1973
Wiley Morris born, 1919 (died 9/22/90)

2
Carrie Hassler born, 1979
Johnny Whisnant died, 1992
Groundhog Day!
(For song suggestions, click here)

Keith McReynolds died, 2000
Louise Scruggs died, 2006

3
Super Bowl XLVII played in New Orleans, LA
Bill Monroe's first Decca session, 1950

4
Clarence "Tater" Tate born, 1931
Steve Sparkman born, 1972
Art Wooten born, 1906. (Died Oct. 6, 1986)
Jethro Burns died, 1989

5
Pam Gadd born, 1960
George Garris born, 1953
Chubby Anthony died, 1980

6
Paul Brewster born, 1956
Dale Reno born, 1961

7
Wilma Lee Cooper born, 1921 (died, 2011)
Joe Stuart born, 1928
Donna Stoneman born, 1934

8
Merle Watson born, 1949 (died 10/23/85)
Don Wayne Reno born, 1963
Lulu Belle (of Lulu Belle and Scotty) died, 1999.
Steve Scruggs born, 1958 (died 9/23/92)
Pauline "Mom" Lewis died, 2003
Joe Meadows died, 2003

9
Lloyd Loar (master Gibson luthier) born, 1886.
Jim McCall died, 2010

10
55th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center, Los Angeles
Louvin Brothers join the Opry, 1955

11
Banjo player Rudy Lyle died, 1985
Charles Bailey (Bailey Brothers) born, 1916 (died 3/12/2004)

12
Mardis Gras
(Play "Mardis Gras" by Evie Ladin on her "Float Downstream" album or maybe "When the Saints Go Marching In" by Bill Monroe, "The City of New Orleans" by the Seldom Scene or any other cajun tunes)
Abraham Lincoln born, 1809
(Play "Song for Abraham" by Irl Hees or "Booth Shot Lincoln" by Uncle Earl)
Red Allen born, 1930 (died 4/3/93)

13
Ash Wednesday
Jim McReynolds born, 1927 (died 12/31/2002)
Charlie Moore born, 1935
Janis Lewis Phillips born, 1939
David McLaughlin born, 1958
Wilma Millsaps born, 1949
Boudleaux Bryant born, 1920 (died 6/25/87)
Earl Scruggs receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2003

14
Valentines Day
(For song suggestions, click here)

Hubert Davis born, 1929
Raymond K. McLain died, 2003

16
David Davis born, 1961

17
Buck Trent born, 1938
Louise Scruggs born, 1927 (died 2006)
First recording by the Monroe Brothers, 1936

18
Presidents Day
(play "White House Blues" by Del McCoury or "Truman's Vision" by Randy Kohrs)

Dudley Connell born, 1956
Dan Hays (IBMA) born, 1959
Sean Watkins born, 1977
Garland Shuping died, 2000

19
Howard "Cedric Rainwater" Watts born, 1913 (died 1970)
Grandpa Jones died, 1998

20
Mark Newton born, 1957
First Seldom Scene recording session, 1972
Claire Lynch born, 1954
Sharon Cort born, 1953
R.C. Harris born, 1940
Chris Thile born, 1981

21
Don Reno born, 1927 (died Oct. 16, 1984)
Dick Kimmel born, 1947
Bruce Moody died, 2009

22
George Washington born, 1732
Last performance by Flatt & Scruggs on Grand Ole Opry, 1969
First bluegrass "Grammy" awarded to Bill Monroe, 1989
Garland Shuping born, 1951 (died 2/18/00)
Ron Rice born, 1955

24
Little Roy Lewis born, 1942

25
Ralph Stanley born, 1927
Play "The Mountain Doctor" by Don Rigsby from his album "Doctor's Orders."
John Reischman born, 1955
Peter Wernick born, 1946

26
Brandon Rickman born, 1977

27
Alvin Breeden died, 2013

28
1958, school Bus #27 hit the rear end of a tow truck on U.S. 23 in Knotley Hollow, near Lancer (Floyd County), Kentucky, and plunged into the Big Sandy River. 26 students plus the bus driver died. Inspired the song "No School Bus in Heaven," recorded by the Stanley Brothers.
Warren Amberson born, 1964

29
(leap year day)
Mike Compton born, 1956