King of Bluegrass: The Life & Times of Jimmy Martin: George Goehl
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This DVD documents Martin’s lifelong quest to become a regular member of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Known for his flamboyant dress and brash behavior, Martin is the rebel figure of bluegrass. From 1949 to 1954 he was the lead singer and guitarist for bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys, helping form the “high lonesome sound” that’s so widely regarded today. Martin went on to a successful solo career, recording for Decca, but the Grand Ole Opry eluded him all his …

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King of Bluegrass: The Life & Times of Jimmy Martin: George Goehl