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At this point, two months after the release of his debut, "Wires And Wood," it's tempting to make the media attention Johnny Staats has gotten, rather than he and his music, the center of a story. After all, it's unusual (to say the least) for a young bluegrass picker to not only release his first album on a major Nashville label, Giant, but to be the subject of national press and television coverage before the album's even been released. Evidently, CBS and the New York Times have only recently become aware that many of even bluegrass' most talented and best-known musicians have day jobs. ...