The Greenbriar Boys Similar Artists

Don Reno - 57% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Donald Wesley Reno, 21 February 1926, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, d. 16 October 1984, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Reno, who began his career on local radio at 12 and was playing professionally with the Morris Brothers at 14, went on to become one of the world’s greatest five-string banjo players. A fine tenor vocalist, he also played mandolin, guitar and harmo Read more

The Johnson Mountain Boys - 46% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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A popular bluegrass group which, when founded in 1978, consisted of Dudley Connell (Dudley Dale Connell, 18 February 1956, Scherr, West Virginia, USA; guitar, banjo, lead vocals), Richard Underwood (b. 14 July 1956, Seabrook, Maryland, USA; banjo, bass, vocals), David McLaughlin (b. David Wallace McLaughlin, 13 February 1958, Washington DC, USA; mandolin, lead vocals), Eddie Read more

Norman Blake - 45% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 March 1938, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Norman Blake is a singer-songwriter and talented multi-instrumentalist. He plays dobro, mandolin, mandola, fiddle and viola, but is especially respected for his flat-picking acoustic guitar playing. When he was a baby, the family moved to Sulphur Springs, Georgia, and he grew up in an area where old-time traditional and country mus Read more

Vassar Clements - 43% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 April 1928, Kinard, South Carolina, USA, d. 16 August 2005, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. In his youth Clements enjoyed jazz and swing music as well as country, which might explain his versatility as a fiddle player in later years. A friend who was a telephone operator overheard Bill Monroe say he was looking for a fiddle player, and she told Clements to contact Monroe immed Read more

Del McCoury - 42% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Delano Floyd McCoury, 1 February 1939, Bakersville, North Carolina, USA. Guitarist and vocalist Del McCoury is one of the most celebrated keepers of the traditional bluegrass sound, and has enjoyed a long career spanning over five decades.Raised in Bakersville and Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, McCoury began his music career in the 50s as a banjo player wit Read more

James King - 42% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Hot Rize - 39% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, this traditional bluegrass band included Tim O’Brien (16 March 1954, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA; mandolin, violin, vocals), Pete Wernick (b. 25 February 1946, New York City, New York, USA; banjo/vocals), Charles Sawtelle (b. 20 September 1946, Austin, Texas, USA, d. 20 March 1999; bass, guitar, vocals), and Mike Scap (bass, guitar, Read more

Ricky Skaggs - 39% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ricky Lee Skaggs, 18 July 1954, Brushey Creek, near Cordell, Kentucky, USA. His father, Hobert, was a welder, who enjoyed playing the guitar and singing gospel songs with Skaggs’ mother, Dorothy. Skaggs later recorded one of her songs, ‘All I Ever Loved Was You’. Hobert returned from a welding job in Ohio with a mandolin for the five-year-old Skaggs, but had t Read more

Mike Auldridge - 37% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 December 1938, Washington, DC, USA. This highly respected US dobro player has performed on a number of bluegrass and country albums, mostly with the Seldom Scene. Auldridge is the nephew of Ellsworth T. Cozzens, the Hawaiian steel guitarist who played on several Jimmie Rodgers records. Having started playing guitar at the age of 12, Auldridge progressed to banjo within a Read more

Kenny Baker - 34% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Big Band & Swing Country & Bluegrass Jazz
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New Lost City Ramblers - 34% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Peter Rowan - 34% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 July 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Rowan’s long career began in 1956 as a member of the Cupids, a college band that developed his interest in an amalgam of Tex-Mex and roots music. After he graduated he played mandolin with the Mother Bay State Entertainers and later on joined two influential groups, the Charles River Valley Boys and Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Read more

Doyle Lawson - 33% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Doyle Wayne Lawson, 20 April 1944, Fordtown, near Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. Lawson’s father sang in a gospel quartet and he was attracted to both gospel and bluegrass music as a child. By the time he reached his teens, he could play mandolin, banjo and guitar but captivated by Bill Monroe’s playing, he specialized in the former. He began his professional career in Read more

Jim & Jesse - 33% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The McReynolds Brothers, Jim (James Monroe McReynolds, 13 February 1927, Coeburn, Virginia, USA, d. 31 December 2002, Gallatin, Tennessee, USA) and Jesse (b. Jesse Lester McReynolds, 9 July 1929, Coeburn, Virginia, USA) were both born on a farm, in the Clinch Mountain region of Virginia, USA. The brothers came from a musical family; their grandfather was a noted fiddle playe Read more

IIIrd Tyme Out - 32% match to The Greenbriar Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
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