Norman Blake

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Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

Known for being one of the leading figures in the bluegrass revival of the 1970s.

Before Fame

He served in the Army before getting extremely excited about music. He quit school when he was 16 so he could play mandolin in a band.

Trivia

He played backup for many artists, including Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez.

Family Life

He used to play music with his wife Nancy. After their marriage, they continued making music together.

Associated With

He worked with many greats, including Steve Earle, Kris Kristofferson, and Ralph Stanley.