Personalities | Brian Golbey | Mainstream Country

(Vocals, fiddle, b. 1939)

During the 1960s’ folk movement in the UK, Brian Golbey and banjo player Pete Stanley became leading international exponents of traditional music. Visiting the USA in 1970, Golbey was invited to appear on Nashville’s Midnight Jamboree by host Ernest Tubb (who strongly encouraged young, aspiring talents) as well as on WWVA’s famed Wheeling Jamboree in West Virginia. Back in England, he toured with Americans Patsy Montana and Mac Wiseman, before putting together Cajun Moon (1976) with folk singer Allan Taylor.

Styles & Forms | Mainstream Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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