Phil Leadbetter was a 59-years-old American Musician from the United States of America. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details
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According to the wiki and biography of Phil Leadbetter was born on March 31, 1962 in United States of America. let’s check out the Phil’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.
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The Phil Leadbetter Signature Dobro manufactured by the Gibson Guitar Corporation featured a square neck for steel guitar playing and a single inverted-cone resonator. The guitar also featured solid wood construction. It was the only guitar being made at that time which beared the name “Dobro”. After the shut down of the Gibson Acoustic division, Phil moved over to The Recording King Company, and a new line of resonator guitars were released bearing his name in late 2018
In March 2016, Leadbetter left the Dale Ann Bradley band to help form the bluegrass group Flashback. The members of Flashback were in the original Grammy nominated J.D Crowe And the New South band from 1994. Flashback and Crowe toured during 2015 on a 20-year reunion tour.
At the end of 2015, Crowe retired from music, but the band continued to perform under the name “Flashback”. Leadbetter departed the band in November 2017 to start a new musical direction with his new band Phil Leadbetter And The All-Stars Of Bluegrass.
In 2015, Phil was awarded “Dobro Player Of The Year” at The International Bluegrass Music Awards. This was his 2nd time winning this award. One of only 3 dobro players to ever win that award.
Phil was inducted into The Atlanta Country Music Hall Of Fame on November 28, 2015.
Leadbetter returned to performing in February 2013 as a member of Dale Ann Bradley’s band after nearly 2 years away from the music business. He released a solo CD “The Next Move” in the fall of 2015.
In April 2011, Leadbetter was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, a form of cancer that attacks the lymph nodes. After 15 months of intense chemotherapy brought improvement, and in late August 2012, he entered a stem cell program which completely healed the cancer (as of Dec. 20 2012). After return of cancer 2 more times, Phil was diagnosed for a 5th time in June 2019, and in September 2019 became a 5-time survivor on the new drug Opdivo. This is the same drug that Phil had been given during clinical trails.
In 2005,2014 and 2019 he was voted International Bluegrass Music Association “Dobro Player Of The Year”. He also won the 2005 “Instrumental Album Of The Year” for his CD “Slide Effects”.
His song “California Cottonfields” held the #1 spot on the National Bluegrass Chart for two consecutive months in 2005.
In 1994, Phil received a Grammy Nomination for “Best Bluegrass Album” at the 37th Annual Grammy Awards for his work with J. D. Crowe and the New South on the album “Flashback”.
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Leadbetter began playing the resonator guitar at age 12. He was a 1980 graduate of Gibbs High School in Corryton, Tennessee. Gibbs was also the high school attended by country artist Kenny Chesney.
Phil Leadbetter (born March 31, 1962) is one of the leading players of the resonator guitar.
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|Real Name||Phil Leadbetter|
Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace
|Age (2021)||59 Years|
|Date Of Birth||March 31, 1962|
|Food Habits||Not Available|
Height, Weight, And Body Measurements
In Meter: not available
In Feet: not available
In Pound: not available
Phil Leadbetter Personal Life, Spouse, Wife
|Marital Status||not available|
Phil Leadbetter Net Worth
The Phil Leadbetter Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.
|Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)||$80K – $85k USD|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$4 million- $6 million USD|
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