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Uncle Bunt Stephens

Uncle Bunt Stephens has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 18 November 2017. Songs played include Sail Away Lady.

John L. "Bunt" Stephens (Bedford, Tennessee, February 2, 1879 - Lynchburg, July 25, 1951), known as Uncle Bunt, was an American old-time fiddle player.

After rising from relative obscurity in 1926 to win a nationwide fiddle contest hosted by automobile magnate Henry Ford, Stephens went on to record several tracks for Columbia Records and made several guest appearances on what would later become the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville before retiring to his farm near Lynchburg, Tennessee….

Sail Away Lady
"Uncle Bunt" Stephens
Sail Away Lady
"Uncle Bunt" StephensColumbia0