Mike Cross grew up, and still lives in the Appalachian mountains around Boone, North Carolina and Johnson City, Tennessee, an area known for it's storytellers. Nearby Jonesborough, TN is home to the National Storytellers Convention. This rich heritage was not lost on Cross. A wonderful entertainer, his songs are usually about everyday life in the southern Appalachians and are often humorous, but always insightful. Buy them here
Many of you may be aware that Mike Cross wrote "The Scotsman", a classic with near cult-like following as recorded by Bryan Bowers.