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A biography of Lester Flatt

Jake Lambert

A biography of Lester Flatt

"the good things out weigh the bad"

by Jake Lambert

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Published by Jay-Lyn Publication in Hendersonville, Tenn. (118 Chaparral Dr. Hendersonville 37075) .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Flatt, Lester.,
    • Bluegrass musicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGood things out weigh the bad.
      Statementby Jake Lambert, with Curly Sechler.
      ContributionsSechler, Curly, 1919-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.F56 L3 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3254812M
      LC Control Number83173255


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A biography of Lester Flatt: "the good things out weigh the bad" Unknown Binding – January 1, by Jake Lambert (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and Author: Jake Lambert.

Biography. Flatt was born in Duncan's Chapel, Overton County, Tennessee, to Nannie Mae Haney and Isaac Columbus Flatt. Inhe played mandolin and sang tenor in The Kentucky Pardners, the band of Bill Monroe's older brother Charlie. He first came to prominence as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys in and played a thumb-and-index guitar style.

Lester Flatt, American bluegrass and country music guitarist and singer. He worked in textile mills until the late s, when he and his wife, Gladys, began performing as a duo. In he joined Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys. There he met innovative.

OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The Hills and Flatts --From mills to music --Station hoppin --The vintage years --Hot-rize and Flatt & Scruggs --The Martha White Express --Lester Flatt Day in Sparta --A resurrection of folk music --The end of an era --The Bean Blossom reunion --The beginning of the end --The search for.

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What really emerged for me in this book, co-written by two banjo players, is the personality of the easy-going innovative artist/5(15). I found my copies of the only 2 on Lester Flatt I know about. They are the "Lester Flatt, Baron of Bluegrass" by Olan Bassham and the more common one from "Lester Flatt, The Good Things Out Weigh The Bad" by Jake Lambert and Curly Sechler.

Both books have long been out of print. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A biography of Lester Flatt by Jake Lambert,Jay-Lyn Publication edition, in English - Rev. : Lester Flatt died on Earl Scruggs continued to perform into the late s and both he and Lester were elected to the Country Music Hall Of Fame in Scruggs’ sons, Randy and Gary have made their mark as songwriters, producers and multi-instrumentalists in.

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Flatt, who had undergone heart surgery in and other major surgery a year later, had. When Lester Flatt called Curly Seckler and asked him to join him and Earl Scruggs in a band, he couldn’t get there fast enough. He was working with Jim and Jesse McReynolds (and Hoke Jenkins as the Smoky Mountaineers) in Augusta, Georgia, at the time.

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Hello my name is Adam. My uncle's birthday is coming up and he's a very big fan of Lester Flatt. I heard him talking about getting a Biography of his titled: The Good Things Outweigh The Bad: A Biography of Lester Flatt. It's written by Jake Lambert, and Curly Seckles.

InSkaggs paid tribute to the man he has often referred to as his "musical father", Bill Monroe, and the original lineup of the Bluegrass Boys (Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt, Chubby Wise and Howard Watts) with the release of Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to andearning a 14th career Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album.

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There is a very detailed biography on Lester Flatt written by Jake Lambert shortly after Lester's death. I had a copy and loaned it to someone and never saw it again.

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Wiseman was born in Crimora, Virginia, and grew up influenced by traditional and. Lester Flatt was born on J and died on Lester Flatt would have been 64 years old at the time of death or years old today. There’s a banjo boom and the leaders are Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.” Louise Scruggs, in liner notes to Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs: Folk Songs of Our Land, Columbia CD“Mr.

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There parents were John Flatt B. Piscataway Twp., Middlesex Co. NJ, believed died in SW part of PA or and his second wife, Ruth ?., m. in Maryland or PA. I'm still searching my father's genealogy book for exact info on which of Benjamin's brothers was Lester's gr.

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