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Charlie Monroe - 33% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 July 1903, on a farm near Rosine, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA, d. 27 September 1975. Charlie was the elder brother of Bill Monroe who, after the death of his parents, moved to Detroit with fiddle-playing brother Birch Monroe. Here they worked for a time in the motor industry, before moving to work in the oil refineries at Whiting and East Chicago, Indiana. In 1929, they wer Read more

The Chuck Wagon Gang - 19% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This Carter Family, who have apparently had no ancestral connection with the legendary Carter Family, also established themselves with their fine family harmony singing. Although many of their songs have been sung and recorded by country artists, the Chuck Wagon Gang were a country gospel group. Originally the group comprised D.P. ‘Dad’ Carter (David Parker Carter, Read more

Grandpa Jones - 12% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Louis Marshall Jones, 20 October 1913, Niagara, Henderson County, Kentucky, USA, d. 19 February 1998, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The youngest of the 10 children of a tobacco farmer, Jones learned guitar and first appeared on radio in 1929, soon after securing his own programme on WJW Akron, where he became known as ‘The Young Singer of Old Songs’. He worked on theL Read more

Uncle Dave Macon - 12% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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David Harrison Macon, 7 October 1870, Smart Station, Warren County, Tennessee, USA, d. 22 March 1952, Readyville, Tennessee, USA. Macon’s family moved to Nashville when his father, a Confederate captain in the Civil War, bought the city’s Broadway Hotel. Macon learned to play the banjo and acquired songs from the vaudeville artists who stayed at the hotel. He marri Read more

Goebel Reeves - 11% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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Goebel Leon Reeves, 9 October 1899, Sherman, Texas, USA, d. 26 January 1959, Long Beach, California, USA. Reeves was one of the true characters of country music, one who managed to reverse the rags-to-riches story, and from his nomadic lifestyle, he acquired the nickname of the Texas Drifter. He received his early training from his mother, a talented musician, who taught bot Read more

The Allen Brothers - 11% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Austin Allen (7 February 1901, Sewanee, near Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, d. 5 January 1959, Williamstown, South Carolina, USA; banjo, guitar, vocals) and his brother Lee Allen (b. William Allen, 1 June 1906, Sewanee, near Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, d. 24 February 1981, Lebanon, Tennessee, USA; guitar, piano, kazoo, vocals). Affectionately known as the Chattanooga Boys, th Read more

Wade Mainer - 11% match to Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 April 1907, near Weaverville, North Carolina, USA. The younger brother of J.E. Mainer and a fine singer and talented banjoist who developed a clever two-fingered style that made his playing readily identifiable. In 1937, after initially playing with his brother’s Mountaineers, he formed his own Sons of The Mountaineers, which at times included Wade Morris, Jay Hugh Read more


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