Andy May - Endless Possibilities - cover

Jim Rooney: “Endless Possibilities” by Andy May

Andy, Congratulations! I put your CD on tonight and thoroughly enjoyed it. …. As Bill Monroe would have said, “I hope this record does you some good.” There’s a lot of good to be gotten out of it.      —Jim Rooney on Endless Possibilities by Andy May

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Wynn Fay-Andy May-c.1980

Wynn Fay

Wynn was the REAL deal: soulful, musical, knowledgeable, kindhearted, and humble. I performed many a show with him. And, once you were asked to be a Ridgerunner, you were a Ridgerunner for life – and also a member of Wynn’s musical family. Ask other former Ridgerunners like Jim Rooney, Bill Kieth, Jim Heffernan, or Jeff Greenwood (who married Wynn’s daughter Zoe!) or many, many others, and you will hear them all agree.

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"Room for Roots" - Session 1

Studio Session: “Room for Roots”

Nashville, TN, September 11, 2013The first recording session for what would become Andy’s 2016 CD, “Room for Roots.” Present: Andy May, Kenny Malone (percussion), Jim Rooney (guitar), Jeremy Shearer (bass), and Nathan Smith (engineer).

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–Things Said to Me by Some Amazing Friends–

Jim Rooney~
Go where you’re welcome.



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IBMA, 2012 – Everett Lilly Panel

Honoring Everett Lilly panel discussion & story-telling – International Bluegrass Music Association Convention
September 27, 2012 · Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Everett Allen Lilly, Jim Rooney, and Richard Brown were on the panel for the Everett Lilly Story-telling Session: “Remembering the Lilly Brothers.” Everett’s last CD, the Swift River Music release, “Everett Lilly and Everybody and Their Brother” won the 2008 International Bluegrass Music Association award for “Recorded Event of the Year.” Andy played mandolin and did post-production work on the project.

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