The York Brothers

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A popular harmony duo comprising George York (17 February 1910, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA, d. July 1974; guitar, harmonica, vocals) and Leslie York (b. 23 August 1917, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA, d. 21 February 1984; guitar, vocals). George first worked in the coalmines before moving to Denver, where he played on local radio. In the late 30s, somewhat influenced by the Delmores, the brothers began their career in Portsmouth, Ohio, and made their first recordings for the... Read more

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