- 54% match to Stringbean
Burkett K. Graves, 27 September 1925, Tellico Plains, Tennessee, USA, d. 30 September 2006, USA (his year of birth has also been cited as 1927). One of the greatest of all dobro players and probably the first to have played the instrument in bluegrass music. Historian Bill C. Malone summarized Graves abilities as follows: Graves perfected a rolling syncopated sty
This duo, also known as the Hired Hands, comprised Dewitt Jenkins (27 October 1908, Harris, Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA, d. 30 April 1990; banjo, guitar, washboard, vocals) and Pappy Sherrill (b. Homer Lee Sherrill, 23 March 1915, Sherrills Ford, near Hickory, North Carolina, USA, d. 30 November 2001, Columbia, South Carolina, USA; fiddle, vocals).
- 37% match to Stringbean
William August Marburg, 5 April 1931, Riderwood, Maryland, USA. Clifton sang and played guitar, autoharp and fiddle. He became interested in the music of the Carter Family during the 40s, having been introduced to country music through visiting the tenant farmers on his fathers estate. Clifton subsequently made his first records for the Stinson label in 1952. By 1954 h
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
- 11% match to Stringbean
Robert Russell Wise, 2 October 1915, Lake City, Florida, USA, d. 6 January 1996, Washington, DC, USA. His father was an old-time fiddler but Robert first played banjo and guitar, before changing to fiddle at the age of 12, greatly influenced by Curly Fox and Clayton McMichen. In 1936, Wise drove taxis in Jacksonville and played fiddle in bars in his spare time, but in 1938,