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Jimmy Martin

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Jimmy Martin

Jimmy Martin has been played on NTS shows including Latete Atoto, with Nashville Blues first played on 7 April 2016.

Jimmy Martin (August 10, 1927 – May 14, 2005) was an American bluegrass musician, known as the "King of Bluegrass".

Born James H. Martin in Sneedville, Tennessee, beginning in 1949 Martin was lead vocalist for Bill Monroe's "Bluegrass Boys,". Martin's high voice mixed with Monroe's tenor came to be known as the "high lonesome" sound. His influence radically changed Monroe's music from the fast-paced but smooth style of the "original" 1945 band with Flatt and Scruggs. Martin challenged Monroe to raise the pitch on many of…

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Sunny Side Of The Mountain
Jimmy Martin
Gusto Records1981
Sunny Side Of The Mountain
Jimmy MartinGusto Records1981
Discogs
Nashville Blues
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy Acuff
Disky1996
Nashville Blues
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy AcuffDisky1996
Discogs