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 Benjamin F Tinnon

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Benjamin F Tinnon

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death 15 Nov 1974 (aged 83)
East Prairie, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
Burial East Prairie, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 94216348 View Source
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Musician. Ben Tinnon was the founder of, and fiddler, in the early Arkansas string band ''Grinnell Giggers''. The group recorded 8 sides for Victor on Friday, May 30th, 1930, in Memphis Tennessee. The Grinnell Giggers were among the first groups to have been recorded from Arkansas, and their place in Arkansas history and early country music is of great note.


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