Personalities | Norman Blake | Bluegrass | Country

(Guitar, vocals, b. 1938)

Blake grew up as a traditional bluegrass musician in Georgia, but in 1963 he moved to Nashville, where he joined The Johnny Cash Show and recorded with Bob Dylan and Kris Kristofferson. His combination of virtuoso skills, a traditional background and collaborations with innovators led to dozens of albums under his own name, often with his wife Nancy.

Styles & Forms | Bluegrass | Country
Personalities | The Bluegrass Cardinals | Bluegrass | Country

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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