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Grandpa Jones

Louis Marshall Jones (October 20, 1913 – February 19, 1998), known professionally as Grandpa Jones, was an American banjo player and "old time" country and gospel music singer. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Merle Travis - Biography - Early Years
... Shultz taught his style to several local musicians, including Kennedy Jones, who passed it on to other guitarists, notably Mose Rager, a part-time barber and coal miner, and Ike Everly ... other WLW acts including Louis Marshall "Grandpa" Jones, the Delmore Brothers,(In Alton Delmores Book "Truth is Stranger Than Publicity" on pages 274-275 Alton describes how he taught Merle Travis how to ... In 1943, he and Grandpa Jones recorded for Cincinnati used-record dealer Syd Nathan, who had founded a new label, King Records ...
Hee Haw - Recurring Sketches and Segments
... Clem Culhane (Gordie Tapp) Cousin Junior Culhane (Junior Samples) Cousin Grandpa Culhane (Grandpa Jones) and Cousin Lulu Culhane (Lulu Roman) who would sit in deadpan ... four male cast members (originally and usually Roy Clark Gordie Tapp Grandpa Jones and Archie Campbell) sitting around in hillbilly garb surrounded by moonshine ... Grandpa Jones would be heard off-camera whispering "And now it's time for Misty's bedtime stories" ...

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