Kenny Roberts

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George Kingsbury, 14 October 1926, Lenoir City, Tennessee, USA. After Roberts’ mother died when he was a child, the family relocated to a farm near Athol, Massachusetts. He learned guitar, harmonica and fiddle and grew up listening to the music of the singing cowboys and the yodelling of Elton Britt. He won a talent competition when he was 13 years old and first played with the Red River Rangers on WHAI Greenfield in 1942. He moved to WKNE Keene, New Hampshire, the following year, where he... Read more

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