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Amy LaddPreston LaddAudrey LaddRandy LittonCraig Wingfield

Amy Ladd - Vocals

Full Name: Amy Allyn Roberston … married on 9/16/95 Amy R. Ladd
Born, When & Where: 6/20/1971 at Stewart Circle Hospital Richmond, VA
Favorite Movie: The Nutty Professor
Favorite Book: The Giving Tree
Favorite Song: Just as I am
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Season: Summer
Favorite Food: Mexican
How Many Siblings? 5 - Phillip (deceased), Scott, Kathy, David, Billy
Where do you like to go on vacation? Myrtle Beach & Pigeon Forge are both vacation spots for the Ladd family, we love both!
Favorite Childhood Memory: My Birthdays! All of my childhood birthdays were a blast! Big celebrations with cakes, balloons, friends, family and gifts. When I turned 20 my mom came to my work place and decorated my car with balloons and streamers. She also posted birthday signs throughout Highland Springs on Nine Mile Rd.
Hobbies: singing & music of course, shopping, spending time with family, my nieces and nephews!
Thankful for: I am most thankful for God and being raised in a Christian home. I am thankful my parents sent me to church and a Christian school. I am thankful for my husband Preston and our daughter Audrey. I cherish moments we have together playing music and enjoying the small things in life! I am thankful for all of my family and those close friends that are near and dear to my heart!

Amy LAdd Photo

Preston Ladd - Bass & Vocals

Full Name: Preston Lee Ladd Sr.
Born, When & Where: 2/22/1956 at Sheltering Arms Hospital Richmond, VA
Favorite Movie: Forest Gump
Favorite Book: Tom Sawyer
Favorite Song: My Girl
Favorite Holiday: Memorial Day – Warm weather is here!
Favorite Season/Time of year: Spring
Favorite Food: Pizza – deluxe/supreme I like everything on it!
How Many Siblings? 8; Tommy, Mike, Donnie, Anita (deceased), Cathy, Janet, Ray (deceased) & Pam.
Where do you like to go on vacation? Pigeon Forge, TN
Favorite childhood memory: When I was in 4th grade I remember watching TV a show on channel 8 called “The Country Cavaliers” would come on and I saw my uncles (Johnny & Sammy Ladd) perform! “Johnny Ladd & The Bluegrass Stompers” Wow, on TV! I believe Craig was on there too!
Hobbies: Music, High Performance Cars, Car Shows & Family Vacations
Thankful for: Every day! Each day here with family & friends is a blessing from God!

Preston Ladd Photo

Audrey Ladd - Rhythm Guitar & Vocals

Full Name: Audrey Allyn Ladd
Born, When & Where: 3/25/1997 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, VA
Favorite Movie: 10 Things I hate about you
Favorite Book: The Faults in our Stars
Favorite Song: Too many to pick from!
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Season/Time of year: Fall
Favorite Food: Pizza Hut Stuffed crust sausage pizza
How Many Siblings? 1 – Preston Ladd Jr.
Where do you like to go on vacation? Myrtle Beach
Favorite childhood memory: When I was 7 or 8 years old my dad would pick me up from daycare in his convertible mustang and let me ride in the front! (even though I should have been in my booster seat.)
Hobbies: Music, Reading, Writing & Running
Thankful for: I am thankful for the things I have and receive a,lthough I do not necessarily deserve them.

Audrey Ladd Photo

Randy Litton - Mandolin, Guitar & Vocals

Coming soon.

Randy Ladd Photo

Craig Wingfield - DoBro & Vocals

Full Name: Garnett Craig Wingfield
Born, When & Where: 8/13/1936 in Richmond, VA
Favorite Movie: Play Misty For Me
Favorite Book: The Bible
Favorite Song: Rose Will Bloom Again
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Season: Spring
Favorite Food: Steak
How Many Siblings? 0
Where do you like to go on vacation? Relaxing at home
Favorite Childhood Memory: Visiting my Uncle's farm in North Carolina
Hobbies: Playing Music
Thankful for: Being a member of Amy Ladd & Friends

Bio: Craig became interested in the Dobra after hearing Bashful Brother Oswald, and started playing in the Summer of 1950. Hejoined Mel Hughes and the Bent Mountain Boys in 1955 and played with Chief Powhatan from 1960 to 1984 while playing with Jeff Simmons and for over 20 years with Johnny Ladd and the Blue Grass Stompers.. He also played with Carl and Pearl Butler, Mac Wiseman, Grandpa Jones and Ramona, Cousin Minnie Pearl, Dewey Ritter, and numerous guests on both the Old and New Dominion Bam Dances and at numerous Blue Grass festivals in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. He performed on the three local television stations for several years, on radio and in TV commercials. He performed at the Ernest Tubb Record Shop over WSM and on WWV A in Wheeling, West Va. He was studio musician for Salem Records. Craig has appeared on over 500 records, including CDs, albums, and tapes with various artists, including Red Allen, Chief Powhatan, Johnny Ladd, and Hugh Dunn. While recording an album named BeatIe Country (which was popular world wide) with the Charles River Valley Boys, Craig was offered the opportunity to remain in Nashville as a studio musician for Columbia Records. Earlier, he was offered a job performing with Flatt and Scruggs. He declined both offers. He won the first Dobro contest sponsored by VFMA, and lately was featured in an article in Blue Grass Unlimited titled Blue Grass Pioneer.
Craig is presently working for the Virginia Department of Transportation and playing and recording Blue Grass Gospel music with his favorite band, Amy Ladd and Friends.

Craig Wingfield Photo

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