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 Jimmy Martin

Jimmy Martin

Birth
Sneedville, Hancock County, Tennessee, USA
Death 14 May 2005 (aged 77)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Veteran's 2, across road from Roy Acuff
Memorial ID 6832 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6832
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jimmy Martin (10 Aug 1927–14 May 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6832, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .