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 Gilliam Banmon “G.B.” Grayson

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Gilliam Banmon “G.B.” Grayson

Birth
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 16 Aug 1930 (aged 42)
Damascus, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Burial Laurel Bloomery, Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 94940780 View Source
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Revered and famous fiddler in early country music, his influence is still in effect today. Recorded many songs with guitarist Henry Whitter, which later became popular Old Time and Bluegrass standards, such as Tom Dooley, Ommie Wise, and Train 45.


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  • Created by: George P. Towell
  • Added: 6 Aug 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 94940780
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/94940780/gilliam-banmon-grayson : accessed ), memorial page for Gilliam Banmon “G.B.” Grayson (11 Nov 1887–16 Aug 1930), Find a Grave Memorial ID 94940780, citing Gentry Cemetery, Laurel Bloomery, Johnson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by George P. Towell (contributor 47781550) .