Buck Trent

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Birthday
17, 1938
Birthplace
South Carolina
Birth Sign
Aquarius

About

Country star and multi-instrumentalist best known for inventing the electric banjo. He became famous for his regular appearances on TV shows like "The Tonight Show".

Before Fame

He was raised in Spartanburg and first performed on WORD AM radio at age ten.

Trivia

He has twice won the Instrumentalist of the Year award at the Music City Awards.

Family Life

His mother worked at a cotton mill for thirty-five years.

Associated With

He played in Porter Wagoner's band Wagon Masters from 1962-1973.