Doug Green

(bass, guitar - 4/1967-5/1967, 3/1969-7/1969)
At Bean Blossom, 1967. Photo by Jim Peva. Click for full version.

Born: 3/20/1946

As a Blue Grass Boy: Doug Green served two stints with Bill Monroe. In 1967 he briefly filled the guitarist and lead singer role while on a break from college. He returned for a slightly longer time in 1969, this time as bass player.

Before and After: Since 1977 Green has been better known as "Ranger Doug", guitarist and vocalist with the Western group Riders in the Sky.

Further Reading: It's the Cowboy Way by Don Cusic profiles the career of Green's Riders in the Sky. It is available from and other retailers.

Links: Riders in the Sky official website