Label: Jukebox Junkie Records
Manager: KJ Management
Born in Kingsport, TN, Ken Mellons’ musical experiences as a child ran rich with the sound of the Appalachian Mountains. It was there in the hills of east TN where his parents Rita and Charles unknowingly groomed their ...See Full Bio
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“Ken Mellons, who found success with the popular and catchy “Jukebox Junkie” that was all over the radio dial in the ’90s, is wrapping up the final details on a musical reunion of sorts with the upcoming release of “Rural Route” due out in September. “Rural Route” finds Mellons stepping into the Bluegrass genre and reuniting with the musical sounds that echoed throughout his East Tennessee childhood home. Namely the sounds that emanated from the grooves of his Dad’s Flatt & Scruggs record collection. Even with Mellons’ commercial country music success he can be found most days with an old Martin guitar sittin’ around the house singing Larry Sparks songs. “Rural Route” features some of Bluegrass’ top pickers and vocalists including Rhonda Vincent, Larry Cordle, Dale Ann Bradley, Adam Steffey, Carl Jackson, Phil Leadbetter, Sonya Isaacs, Darrin Vincent, Cody Kilby, Ronnie Stewart, Don Rigsby, Steve Gulley and Vince Gill who all came in to be a part of this pro”