Ricky Skaggs’ New Album is ‘Music To My Ears’

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• August 14, 2012

Ricky Skaggs will release his Country and Bluegrass album, Music To My Ears, September 25 on Skaggs Family Records.

The 11-tracks were produced by Skaggs and Gordon Kennedy, with all-new songs and fresh takes on older Bluegrass standards including “Soldier’s Son,” co-written by and featuring Barry Gibb. Also on the album, is “Tennessee Stud,” a special tribute for the late Doc Watson; “New Jerusalem,” a new instrumental written by Skaggs; and “You Can’t Hurt Ham,” with lyrics inspired by Bill Monroe, co-written by Kennedy and Skaggs.

Music To My Ears is available for pre-order here.

Skaggs is set to be inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame tonight (8/14) and will receive the Pioneer Award from the ACM on September 24. He has 14 Grammy Awards to his name and has release more than 30 albums.

Music To My Ears Track Listing:

1.  Blue Night
2.  Things In Life
3.  You Can’t Hurt Ham
4.  Music To My Ears
5.  What You Are Waiting For
6.  New Jerusalem
7.  Soldier’s Son
8.  Tennessee Stud – Tribute to Doc Watson
9.  Loving You Too Well
10.  You Are Something Else
11.  Nothing Beats A Family

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