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Jimmy Martin
Birth: Aug. 10, 1927
Sneedville
Hancock County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 14, 2005
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Bluegrass Musician. He was the lead singer with the "Blue Grass Boys" until 1955, when he formed his own band, the "Sunny Mountain Boys"; then recorded with Decca records for 18 years. He recorded 138 titles including "Ocean Of Diamonds," "Sophronie," "Widow Maker" and "Sunny Side Of The Mountain," He was inducted into the International Bluegrass Hall of Fame in 1995. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ease Martin (1896 - 1931)
  Sarah M Johnson (1902 - 1963)
 
 Siblings:
  John Ease Martin (1922 - 2013)*
  Hazel Irene Martin Johnson (1924 - 2011)*
  Jimmy Martin (1927 - 2005)
  Roy F. Martin (1929 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Bladder cancer
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Veteran's 2, across road from Roy Acuff
GPS (lat/lon): 36.24134, -86.72271
 
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Record added: Nov 01, 1999
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