Raymond Fairchild

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Birthday
15, 1944
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Legendary bluegrass banjo player who performed for the Grand Ole Opry, the Nashville Network, and numerous festivals.

Before Fame

He learned about performing from a tourist shop owner in Maggie Valley, North Carolina on the broder of Tennessee.

Trivia

He has contributed to projects for the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council, and recorded a two-hour music documentary for Japan Broadcasting.

Family Life

Born in Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina, he learned music at an early age from his mother and her family.

Associated With

His music was strongly influenced by the pickings of the great guitarist Earl Scruggs.