Bluegrass Cardinals - Ralph Emery Show 1985 Angels Rock Me To Sleep Don Parmley, David Parmley, Larry Stephenson, Dale Perry, & Mike Hartgrove. Sonny Osborne (hall of fame banjo player) once told me “You’ve got the best job in bluegrass” and he’s right. I’m sure that if there had been no Youth Specialties, God would have used someone else (and he certainly has done that) but I’m honored and blessed that I got to play a small role in the ongoing history of youth ministry. I’ll try to keep posting new updates as things change. Will there be another Legacy Grandparenting Summit to plan in the future? That is the story which you will find on Marci’s page, as well as a few updates. It has been one week today since we put a wrap on this year’s Legacy Grandparenting Summit conferencei in Fullerton, which went very well. Part of me hates the hard work, the time and cost of going on the trip, the inconvenience of living in tight quarters with a bunch of people I don’t know very well, feeling stupid because I don’t speak Spanish, not having the comforts and amenities of home, etc. American mandolin player and singer. I am grateful to God and for all those who helped make it happen. Besides instrumental prowess, the album features three lead singers (Allen Dyer, Lorraine Jordan and Randy Graham). In an ironic twist of good (or bad) timing, the end of my radio show coincided with my receiving the Distinguished Achievement Award from the IBMA, one of it’s highest honors. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Find Randy Graham credit information on AllMusic. THE ROLLING STONES.... BY FAMOUS FILLMORE POSTER ARTIST RANDY TUTEN, PHOTO BY RON RAFFAELLI. And in imagination I have turned instead to the lonely, twisted, tortured figure on the cross, nails through hands and feet, back lacerated, limbs wrenched, brow bleeding from thorn-pricks, mouth dry and intolerably thirsty, plunged in God-forsaken darkness. I will continue to be involved in bluegrass music as long as I can. But I have come to realize that I am getting old and that when I look back on my life, I see patterns–I see God at work. Leadership Bluegrass, the IBMA’s professional development program, now has over 500 alumni. Find Randy Graham credit information on AllMusic AllMusic. Over the past three decades, I have been an active member of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA). Like the YFC Impact manual, it contained crowd breakers, games, skits–the kind of stuff that we used to attract kids and make our meetings a lot more fun. It has been a very interesting process setting up a timeline. Find top songs and albums by The Bluegrass Cardinals (Vocal by Randy Graham) including Darlin' Corey. She recovered and went into a vigorous physical therapy program to get the strength back in her leg. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. That’s because I believe that God’s best work is found in the day-to-day lives that we all get to live. But the Bluegrass Special is not finished! Randy Graham is on Facebook. We put “Youth Specialties” on the title page as the publisher and copyrighted the book (dated October 30, 1968, see above) and started selling them out the trunks of our cars to youth workers we knew around southern California. All of our kids are now living far from us, so it’s harder now for me to leave Marci alone. Lives in Kentucky. In my opinion, that chair is one of the greatest inventions of all time. So, if you were a Wayniac … So long and THANK YOU! Randy Graham in Ohio. 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