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Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States (1907 – 2011)

Wade Mainer (April 21, 1907 – September 12, 2011) was an American singer and banjoist.

With his band, the Sons of the Mountaineers, he is credited with bridging the gap between old-time mountain music and Bluegrass and is sometimes called the "Grandfather of Bluegrass." In addition, he innovated a two-finger banjo fingerpicking style, which was a precursor to modern three-finger bluegrass styles.

Originally from North Carolina, Mainer's main influences came from the mountain music of his family. In a career… read more

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