Crowe on the Banjo: The Music Life of J.D. Crowe

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In this first biography of legendary banjoist J. D. Crowe, Marty Godbey charts the life and career of one of bluegrass's most important innovators. Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, Crowe picked up the banjo when he was thirteen years old, inspired by a Flatt & Scruggs performance at the Kentucky Barn Dance. Godbey relates the long, distinguished career that followed, as Crowe performed and recorded both solo and as part of such varied ensembles as Jimmy Martin's Sunny Mountain Boys, the all-acoustic Kentucky Mountain ...

Crowe on the Banjo: The Music Life of J.D. Crowe 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252078255

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