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us: Keith, Bill, 1939-2015


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    • us: Keith, Billy, 1939-2015
    • us: Keith, Brad, 1939-2015
    • us: Keith, William Bradford, 1939-2015
  • Variants

    • us: Keith, Billy, 1939-2015
    • us: Keith, Brad, 1939-2015
    • us: Keith, William Bradford, 1939-2015
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1939-12-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-10-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Bearsville (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Blue Grass Boys
        • Organization: (naf) Country Gentlemen (Musical group)
        • Organization: (naf) Jug Band
        • Organization: (naf) Muleskinner (Musical group)
    • Organization

        (naf) Blue Grass Boys
    • Organization

        (naf) Country Gentlemen (Musical group)
    • Organization

        (naf) Jug Band
    • Organization

        (naf) Muleskinner (Musical group)
    • Gender

        male
  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Winston, W. Pedal steel guitar, c1975.
    • found: Rathburn, E. Mostly railroad music [SR] p1994: container (Billy Keith, banjo)
    • found: Newport Folk Festival. 1963-07-27, Bluegrass bands, fiddle workshop and children's concert [SR] 2004: audition (Brad Keith, banjo)
    • found: All Music Guide WWW site, Dec. 28, 2006 (In the mid 1960s, Keith joined Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, where he was listed as Brad Keith)
    • found: Oxford music online, April 24, 2014: Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (Bill Keith; born William Bradford Keith, December 20, 1939, Boston, Massachusetts; bluegrass banjoist; member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, Country Gentlemen, Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Muleskinner)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 27, 2015 (in obituary published Oct. 26: Bill Keith; b. William Bradford Keith, Dec. 20, 1939, Boston; d. Friday [Oct. 23, 2015], Bearsville, N.Y., aged 75; banjo player who modernized his instrument and expanded its musical reach)
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-02-04: new
    • 2015-10-27: revised
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