The Farm Hands have been crossing the country for years now playing well over 100 tour dates each year. Their previous releases have consistently produced charting singles and the group shows no signs of slowing down with their soon to be released album Colors. The band has been one of the top awarded bands at the SPBGMA conference for the last several years. Personnel include Tim Graves on resophonic guitar, Daryl Mosley, Keith Tew, and Don Hill. The four are known for their exquisite quartet harmonies and tight instrumental talent. They are joined on the album by special guest Kimberly Bibb on fiddle.
Gospel music icon Bill Gaither calls Farm Hand’s bass player Daryl Mosley “a poet-and we don’t have many poets left.” As a multi-award wining songwriter, Daryl has written songs featured on ‘American Idol’, ‘The View’ and “True Hollywood Story’, and has several #1 songs to his credit, including the southern gospel classic, ‘(Ask the Blind Man) He Saw It All.’ Prior to the Farm Hands, Daryl was the lead vocalist of the award winning bluegrass gospel group, New Tradition and later performed for over a decade as part of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. In 2014 Daryl was nominated as bluegrass music’s Male Vocalist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year.
Singing and playing the resophonic guitar is Grammy award winner Tim Graves. Tim has over 30 years of professional music under his belt, including 20 years as part of world famous Grand Ole Opry. Tim has toured extensively across the U.S. both as a sideman and with his own group. In addition to his 2014 nomination for Male Vocalist of the Year, Tim plays his signature ‘Tim Graves model’ Beard guitar and is the reigning Dobro Player of the Year in bluegrass music, a distinction he has held 8 times and the last 5 years in a row.
On the acoustic guitar and vocals is Jesse Turner. Jesse is an Alabama native and is comfortable on guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, even piano and trumpet. Jesse is a seasoned studio musician as well as time as the house musician at a television station. He is an amazing talent with warm, affable personality. Jesse is a Hays guitar endorsed artist and plays his signature model Hays Guitar.
On banjo and singing bass is Bennie Boling. Bennie has been playing bluegrass music for over 30 years. Bennie is an incredible multi-instrumentalist, being right at home on banjo, bass, guitar, and several other instruments. He is also a gifted songwriter, having songs recorded by many major recording artists including The Oak Ridge Boys, Gene Watson, Grand Ole Opry star Jeannie Seely and others. Bennie is a 2014 nominee for Banjo Player of the Year.