Rickie Simpkins

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A fiddler since the age of six, Rickie Simpkins is a true master of his instrument with contributions to a fairly overwhelming list of albums. Growing up in Montgomery County, VA, immersed in the sounds…
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Credits

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Year Album Artist
2014 Face the Music Nils Lofgren Violin
2014 Long Time...Seldom Scene The Seldom Scene Fiddle
2011 It's About Time Dave Giegerich Featured Artist
2010 Sailing Grace Griffith Fiddle
2010 Southern Bill Emerson Fiddle
2009 Bluegrass Gospel Favorites: Songs of Bill & Gloria Gaither Porchlight Trio Main Personnel, Mandolin, Fiddle, Musician
2008 Further On Randy Thompson Mandolin, Fiddle
2007 Across A Bering Strait Bridge Laurence Baer Fiddle
2007 Best of the Sugar Hill Years The Lonesome River Band Vocals, Fiddle
2007 Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular Tony Trischka Mandolin, Fiddle
2007 Gaining Wisdom Donna Hughes Mandolin
2007 More Ultimate Pickin Fiddle
2007 Old Time Saturday Night The Apple Bros. Mandolin, Fiddle
2007 Slidin' Home John Starling and Carolina Star Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocal Harmony, Composer
2006 Doing Alright: Pickin on Van Zant - The Bluegrass Tribute Pickin' On Producer, Mixing, Banjo, Mandola, Mandolin, Fiddle, Viola, Assistant Engineer, Primary Artist
2006 Feel Like My Time Ain't Long Vocals
2006 In Good Company Jimmy Gaudreau Baritone (Vocal), Fiddle, Viola, Primary Artist
2006 My Life Grace Griffith Fiddle
2006 Pickin' on Vince Gill, Vol. 2 Pickin' On Producer, Mixing, Member of Attributed Artist, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Viola, Assistant Engineer, Primary Artist
2006 Sacred Weapon Nils Lofgren Violin
2005 20th Century Bluegrass Masters Baritone (Vocal), Fiddle
2005 Clouds Over Carolina Larry Rice Main Personnel, Fiddle
2005 Flatpicking 1999 Violin
2005 In the Jailhouse Now: Prison Songs and Murder Ballads Fiddle
2005 NewFound Road NewFound Road Fiddle
2005 Pickin' on Martina McBride: A Bluegrass Tribute, Vo Producer, Mixing, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Viola, Hand Drums, Assistant, Plucked Violin
2005 Scat Like That: A Musical Word Odyssey Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Main Personnel, Fiddle
2005 Ultimate Picking Member of Attributed Artist, Fiddle, Primary Artist
2004 Cellabration: A Tribute to Ella Jenkins Primary Artist
2004 Deeper Waters Robin & Linda Williams Fiddle
2004 That's Not Me Randy Thompson Fiddle
2003 Americana Gospel Series, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2003 An Instrumental Anthology Wayne Benson Fiddle
2003 Blue Ridge Mountain Mandolin Fiddle
2003 Postcards Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Fiddle
2003 The Bluegrass Guitar Collection Tony Rice Fiddle
2002 Bluegrass Goes to Town: Pop Songs Bluegrass Style Fiddle
2002 Bluegrass Greats [Rounder] Fiddle
2002 Breakaway Angel Nils Lofgren Mandolin, Fiddle
2002 Cool Blue Outlaws: Songs of Rogues Rascals and Rapscallions Fiddle
2002 Don't Fret It Rickie Simpkins Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Viola, Composer
2002 Eye of the Storm The Isaacs Member of Attributed Artist, Fiddle, Group Member
2002 Mother Queen of My Heart: A Collection of Songs Inspired by Mom Vocals, Mandolin
2002 Portfolio Ronnie Reno Fiddle
2001 A Crack in My Armour Randy Kohrs Mandolin, Fiddle
2001 Candlewyck Candlewyck Fiddle
2001 Christmas Favorites Wendy Lewis Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle
2001 Crying in the Chapel Charlie Waller Mandolin
2001 Mountain Memories 2000 Wendy Lewis Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocal Harmony, Guitar (Rhythm), Rhythm Mandolin, Composer
2001 Roots Music: An American Journey Fiddle
2001 Running Wild Rice Fiddle
2000 Back Home in East Virginia East Virginia Fiddle
2000 Millennia Scott Vestal Guest Artist, Fiddle
2000 Once Again, from the Top, Vol. 2 The Bluegrass Band Vocals, Mandolin, Fiddle
2000 Pearl Zoe Speaks Mandolin
2000 Talkin' to Myself The Lonesome River Band Baritone (Vocal), Fiddle
2000 Unit of Measure Tony Rice / The Tony Rice Unit Fiddle, Bass (Acoustic)
2000 Windows of Life Kim Person / Lana Puckett Fiddle, Viola
1999 Bluegrass '99 Fiddle
1999 I Just Want to Thank You Lord Ari Vaughan Mandolin, Fiddle
1999 Philibuster Phil Leadbetter Guest Artist, Mandolin, Fiddle
1998 A Foot in the Past, A Foot in the Future Emerson & Newton Fiddle
1998 Bluegrass Breakdown: 14 Instrumentals Violin, Viola
1998 Feel Good Day David Parmley & Continental Divide Vocals, Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocal Harmony
1998 Living a Dream Mark Newton Fiddle, Composer
1998 The Best of the Virginia Squares The Virginia Squares Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle
1998 Vision Don Rigsby Fiddle, Viola
1997 Big Noise Eddie from Ohio Fiddle
1997 Blue Ridge Mountain Banjo Fiddle
1997 Bluegrass '97 Fiddle
1997 Dancing on the Fingerboard Rickie Simpkins Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocal Harmony
1997 Man-O-Mandolin Kazuaki Miyazaki Fiddle
1997 Out of the Woodwork Rice Fiddle
1996 Banjo Man Bill Emerson Fiddle
1996 Blue Ribbon Guitar Violin, Viola
1996 I See God Larry Stephenson Fiddle
1996 In My View The Charlie Sizemore Band Fiddle
1996 Notions and Novelties Larry Rice Fiddle
1996 Picture in a Tear Wyatt Rice Fiddle
1996 Rebel Records: 35 Years of the Best in Bluegrass (1960-1995) Vocals, Mandolin, Fiddle
1996 Rounder Bluegrass Guitar Violin
1996 Tony Rice Sings Gordon Lightfoot Tony Rice Fiddle, Viola
1996 Wind on My Back Exit Thirteen Mandolin, Fiddle
1995 Gospel Gathering Ralph Stanley Fiddle
1995 Webco Classic, Vol. 1 Bill Emerson Fiddle, Viola
1994 Appaloosa Emerson & Taylor Fiddle, Viola
1994 Cold Virginia Night Ronnie Bowman Fiddle
1994 Old Country Town The Lonesome River Band Fiddle
1993 Having a Wonderful Time Beaver Creek Violin, Fiddle
1993 Sugar Plums: Holiday Treats from Sugar Hill Vocals, Fiddle, Vocal Harmony
1992 Classic Bluegrass The McPeak Brothers Mandolin, Fiddle
1992 Classic Bluegrass Jim Eanes Mandolin, Fiddle
1992 Son of Rounder Banjo Fiddle
1991 Can't Stop Myself Larry Stephenson Band Guest Artist, Fiddle, Viola
1991 I Need a Song Jeff Presley & South Central Bluegrass Fiddle
1991 Reunion Bill Emerson Baritone (Vocal), Fiddle
1991 When It Rains Lou Reid Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle
1990 Artesia Larry Rice Vocals, Fiddle
1990 Gold Plated Banjo Bill Emerson Fiddle
1990 It'll Be Worth It After All The Spencers Composer
1990 Once Again, from the Top, Vol. 1 The Bluegrass Band Vocals, Mandolin, Fiddle
1989 New Market Gap Wyatt Rice Guest Artist, Violin, Viola
1989 State of the Heart Mary Chapin Carpenter Mandolin, Fiddle
1989 The Rice Brothers Rice Brothers Fiddle
1989 Treasures Untold Mike Auldridge Fiddle
1988 Everytime I Sing a Love Song Larry Stephenson Fiddle
1988 Variations Virginia Squires Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Fiddle, Viola, Vocals (Background), Vocal Harmony, Guitar (Rhythm), Plucked Violin
Appalachian Country 2: Front Porch Producer, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle
Broke In Brooklyn Millpond Moon Engineer, Fiddle, Mandolin
Dancin' Annie Bill Emerson & the Sweet Dixie Band Fiddle
Frostbite Dan Menzone Primary Artist
If You Only Knew... The Best of Larry Rice Larry Rice Baritone (Vocal), Fiddle
Joe Hill's Last Will John McCutcheon Fiddle, Mandolin
Last Train from Poor Valley Richard Bennett Fiddle
Pieces And Bits Jimmy Gaudreau Fiddle
The Gospel Side of Bill Emerson and Sweet Dixie Bill Emerson & the Sweet Dixie Band Fiddle
War Peace Love Fear Randy Thompson Fiddle