Larry Sparks

Folk Singer

Birthday September 15, 1947

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Ohio

Age 76 years old

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Bluegrass singer and guitarist who won the International Bluegrass Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year Award twice.

Before Fame

He began playing guitar when he was young, inspired by artists like Wayne Raney.


He won the IBMA for Album of the Year and Recorded Event of the Year for his album 40 in 2005.

Family Life

His family comes from the Appalachian Mountain area.

Associated With

His big break was becoming the guitarist for Ralph Stanley and the Stanley Brother Band.