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Dusty Miller


Dusty Miller

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Dusty Miller is a traditional bluegrass band from east Tennessee. Tim Stafford formed Dusty Miller with Adam Steffy, Adam's wife, Tammy Rogers, Brian Fesler and Barry Bales. These five musicians have performed and recorded together in various combinations – with the east East Tennessee State University Bluegrass Band (Tim, Adam & Barry), with kingsport’s Boys in the Band (Tim, Adam, Tammy & Barry), and with Rebel Record’s Lonesome River Band (Adam and Brain). In 1990 Alison Krauss hired Tim, Adam and Barry to be in Union Station, a bluegrass/country band. They went on to record a Grammy-award winning CD, Every Time You say Goodbye. Union Station became on the most influential bands in modern bluegrass history.