Jimmy Martin

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Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
May 14, 2005 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
May 14, 2005 (77)

About

Bluegrass musician who was an International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor inductee in 1995.

Before Fame

He said in his memoir he learned to play bluegrass guitar from an old hillbilly.

Trivia

His musical career was held back due to his explosive temper.

Family Life

He grew up in Sneedville, Tennessee.

Associated With

He teamed up with Bill Monroe, becoming the lead singer of the Bluegrass Boys.