The Kentucky HeadHunters
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The meteoric rise of the Kentucky HeadHunters is an incredible success story. In 1968, brothers Richard and Fred Young got together with their cousins Greg Martin and Anthony Kenney to form the band Itchy Brother. After 13 years together, they went their separate ways, but by 1986, they were ready to reunite. Kenney didn't want to continue, so they got Doug Phelps, who had been playing with Martin in Ronnie McDowell's band, to replace him on bass. Something was still missing, though, until Phelps's brother Ricky Lee joined the band on lead vocals. ...