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date: 15 November 2019

Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, thelocked

  • Joti Rockwell

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American bluegrass group. Its career began in 1938 when brothers Ray “Curly Ray” Cline (b Gilbert Creek, WV, 10 Jan 1923; d Rockhouse, KY, 19 Aug 1997; fiddle) and Ireland “Lazy Ned” Cline (b Gilbert Creek, WV, 3 May 1921; d ?Normandy, France, June 1944; banjo), along with their cousin Ezra Cline (b Gilbert Creek, WV, 13 Jan 1907; d Gilbert Creek, WV, 11 July 1984; bass), performed on WHIS in Bluefield, West Virginia. After a hiatus prompted by World War II, during which Ned was killed in action, they re-formed and added Ray’s brother, multi-instrumentalist Charles “Charlie” Cline (b Gilbert Creek, WV, 6 June 1931; d Jasper, AL, 20 Nov 2004). The addition of Bobby Osborne and Larry Richardson in 1949 moved the group toward a newly emerging bluegrass style, heard in recordings such as “Pain in My Heart” (Cozy, 1950). In 1953...

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