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Clarence "Tater" Tate
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1931
Gate City
Scott County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2007
Jonesborough
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Musician. Tater was extremely well known and revered in the Bluegrass world. He was a member of Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Boys as a fiddler and a bass player. He worked with all kinds of people through the years and even played on Patty Loveless' most wonderful Mountain Soul album. One artist he also worked for was Wilma Lee Cooper. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lois Welda Tate (1928 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Park
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: J. D. McConnell
Record added: May 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27093330
Clarence Tater Tate
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To my fourth cousin, who brought joy into the lives of so many music fans. Say "hello" to Bill and the rest of the boys for me!
- Randy Tate
 Added: Sep. 4, 2012
Go Rest High on that Mountain!
- Judy Green
 Added: Nov. 4, 2011
It was a pleasure to know you and play music with you Tater. God rest your soul.
- Dave Dougherty
 Added: Sep. 21, 2010
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