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4 Persons in (bluegrass) group Blue Grass Boys:

Chubby Wise

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Russell Dees
Also Known As:
Robert Russell Wise
Nickname(s):
Chubby
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Adopted, name changed to Wise. Played fiddle with the Bill Monroe group Blue Grass Boys. Famed for song Orange Blossom Special. Co-wrote song Shenandoah Waltz. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Earl Scruggs

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Eugene Scruggs
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Brief Facts:

Songs Foggy Mountain Breakdown, The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Lester Flatt in duo Flatt & Scruggs. Invented the three-finger roll on the banjo. Joined the group Blue Grass Boys. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991. Country Music Hall of Fame 1985. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 1992. Grand Ole Opry. American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2014. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Flatt & Scruggs.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 February 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jimmy Martin

Real/Birth Name:
James Henry Martin
Nickname(s):
The King of Bluegrass Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
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Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Major definer of the "high lonesome sound" as a high tenor. Vocals and guitar with the Bill Monroe group Blue Grass Boys. Formed his own group Sunny Mountain Boys. Songs Ocean of Diamonds, Sophronie, Widow Maker, Sunny Side of the Mountain. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1995.

Lester Flatt

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Raymond Flatt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs Foggy Mountain Breakdown, The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Earl Scruggs AKA duo Flatt & Scruggs. Member of the Blue Grass Boys in the mid 1940s. International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991. Country Music Hall of Fame 1985. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Flatt & Scruggs.
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