Monthly Archives: January 2016
Wade Mainer, Laxatives, and the Grandfather of Bluegrass?
Wade told me once, that Bill Monroe asked him to play banjo for the Blue Grass Boys . . . this was before Stringbean. Wade turned him down. He explained to me that he didn’t want to become a sideman. Continue reading
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