Grandpa Jones

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Birthday
20, 1913
Birthplace
Niagara, KY
Death Date
Feb 19, 1998 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1913
Birthplace
Niagara, KY
Death Date
Feb 19, 1998 (84)

About

American country music singer and banjo player who is part of the Country Music Hall of Fame. His single "T for Texas" charted at #5.

Before Fame

He started singing when he was a teenager on a WJW radio show. In 1931, he joined the Pine Ridge String Band.

Trivia

He acted on the popular television show, Hee Haw, in 1969.

Family Life

He married musician Ramona Riggins in 1946 and they went on to perform together.

Associated With

He acted alongside Roy Clark on Hee Haw.