Buddy Spicher

Buddy Spicher has been a career fiddler for decades.  His big break came in the mid-1950s when Audrey Williams (widow of Hank) hired him in her band.  Spicher, a true country fiddle virtuoso, was on the road, playing in the bands behind Williams, Hank Snow, and many other stars.  He finally settled down to the life of a session musician in Nashville. Despite his busy session schedule, Spicher made time to play with Area Code 615, the progressive country outfit formed out of Bob Dylan's Nashville Skyline recording sessions.
He has played on more records than any other fiddler.  He played the introduction on “Amarillo by Morning” by George Straight; “Love in Hot Afternoon” by Gene Watson; and, played all the beautiful fiddle background on Crystal Gayle’s recordings, and countless recordings as far back as the early 1960s. He continues to live and play in Nashville.  Buddy Spicher was inducted into The National Fiddler Hall of Fame in 2010.

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