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Charlie Waller
Birth: Jan. 19, 1935
Death: Aug. 18, 2004

Bluegrass Music Artist. Born in Joinerville, Texas, when he was 10, he moved with his mother to Washington, D.C. There in 1957, he founded the Country Gentlemen, an influential, widely traveled bluegrass band. With his voice, rhythmic soul of modern bluegrass music, singing and playing guitar with the Country Gentlemen he was called the "new-grass revival." During his career, he helped transport bluegrass from the front porches of the Appalachians to college campuses, concert halls and nightclubs. He was admitted to the International Bluegrass Music Association's Hall of Honor in 1996 and was named contemporary bluegrass male vocalist of the year 10 times. He recorded more than 50 albums with the Country Gentlemen and in 2002, Bluegrass Unlimited magazine described the group as "one of the most popular, influential and important bluegrass bands to ever grace a stage or record a song." Cause of death, heart attack at age 69 at his home in Gordonsville, Virginia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Maplewood Cemetery
Gordonsville
Orange County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 23, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9357817
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Charlie Waller
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Charlie Waller
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Remembering you today
- Eileen
 Added: Aug. 18, 2014
Charlie, your voice is still the best ever in bluegrass. As long as we have tapes, cd's, 33rpms and old 78rpms with you singing the likes of "Rebel Soldier" you will be with us always.
- ozzymandus
 Added: May. 27, 2014

- Eileen
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014
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