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By Marty Godbey

ISBN-10: 025207825X

ISBN-13: 9780252078255

In this primary biography of mythical banjoist J. D. Crowe, Marty Godbey charts the existence and occupation of 1 of bluegrass's most crucial innovators. Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, Crowe picked up the banjo while he was once 13 years outdated, encouraged through a Flatt & Scruggs functionality on the Kentucky Barn Dance. Godbey relates the lengthy, wonderful profession that undefined, as Crowe played and recorded either solo and as a part of such assorted ensembles as Jimmy Martin's Sunny Mountain Boys, the all-acoustic Kentucky Mountain Boys, and the progressive New South, who created an adventurously eclectic model of bluegrass by means of merging rock and state track affects with conventional types. Over the a long time, this hugely influential team introduced the careers of many different clean skills reminiscent of Keith Whitley, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Jerry Douglas, and Doyle Lawson.


With a selective discography and drawing from greater than twenty interviews with Crowe and dozens extra with the avid gamers who understand him top, Crowe at the Banjo: The tune lifetime of J. D. Crowe is the definitive song biography of a real bluegrass original.

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