Ryan Holladay

At five years old, Ryan Holladay was the youngest person EVER to play on the Grand Ole Opry. It is quite a stretch to reach the Keith tuners when he plays Earl's Breakdown which, by the way, he does very well. Keep an eye on this young man. He's definitely going places

 

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Ryan in Feb. 2006

Just about "all grown up" According to his father, Mark,

"Ryan is as good, if not better, on the mandolin as he is on the banjo"

That's saying a lot

Ryan's new strap with his Deering Tenbrooks peghead