The Kentucky Headhunters

The Kentucky Headhunters, declared “the great American rock ‘n’ roll band” by Billboard magazine, began their professional journey in 1968 when brothers Fred and Richard Young and cousins Greg Martin and Anthony Kenney formed the Southern blues-rock band Itchy Brother. The band morphed into The Kentucky Headhunters in 1986. Their first album, 1989’s Pickin’ On Nashville, was released by Mercury Records and surprised the world, becoming a bona fide hit, selling over two million copies. The album won a Grammy Award, three Country Music Awards, an American Music Award and an Academy Of Country Music Award. It spawned four consecutive Top 40 Country hits. Currently, the band is made up of Richard Young, Fred Young, Greg Martin and Doug Phelps.


The Kentucky Headhunters Make Grand Ole Opry Debut

Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2021) — This past weekend (Sat., Dec. 4), GRAMMY® Award-winning southern rock, blues and country group The Kentucky Headhunters officially made their debut on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.  The Headhunters were overwhelmed with the...