Bluegrass Today

Friday, May 12, 2017

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Greg Yates passes

Greg Yates, lifelong member of The Yates Brothers bluegrass band, died on May 7. He was 56 years old. Greg had been dealing with pancreatitis, and underwent major surgery last year at UVA Hospital. More recently he had suffered a massive heart attack which left him in a diabetic coma. Like his brothers, Greg learned to play the various…

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