On the Alt Elvis King Newsgroup we found this posting: Scotty Moore, who played guitar for Elvis Presley and bluegrass and banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs.Country.com reports he'll be presented the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award Feb. 26 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood.
It's part of the annual Orville H. Gibson Guitar Awards presented by the Gibson Guitar Corp. Winners also will be named in 10 categories during an awards luncheon. Nominees for best male country guitarist are Vince Gill, Buddy Miller, Brad Paisley, Marty Stuart, Dan Tyminski and Keith Urban. Nominees for best country guitarist female are Emmylou Harris, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Emily Robison, Gillian Welch and Lucinda Williams. Willie Nelson is nominated for best male acoustic guitarist, and Lee Roy Parnell is up for best blues guitarist.