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Ledford, Lily May locked

  • Michael Ann Williams

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(b Powell County, KY, March 17, 1917; d Lexington, KY, July 14, 1985). American Country and folk musician. From the Red River Gorge area of eastern Kentucky, Lily May Ledford learned to play the fiddle and banjo at a young age. Before she turned 20, she signed under the management of radio entrepreneur John Lair and become a popular performer on Chicago’s WLS. In ...

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