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 Celebrate 30 Years of ‘Pickin’ on Nashville’ with Rare Music City Live Concert
Nashville, Tenn. (June 18, 2019) — Three decades ago this year, GRAMMY® Award-winning southern rock, blues and country group The Kentucky Headhunters released their debut album, Pickin' on Nashville. Following its original release on October 17, 1989 on Mercury...