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This apparently left the band without a banjo player until Ted Lundy joined the group around 1961. Jim remembers their schedule like this: Fridays they played firemen’s carnivals, Saturdays they played radio and TV shows, Sundays they played at Sunset Park or New River Ranch. Sunday nights they would “work out their shows” at Alex’s house. Ola Belle and Alex recorded a number of singles and EPs on their own New River label. These thirty-two songs, recorded around 1961 or 1962 after Ted Lundy joined the band, give us a chance to hear the early sound of the group.
And she was only a woman. But the fact is, she was there at the beginning, showing us that women have always been a part of bluegrass. Others would follow. indd 19 2/19/13 4:06 PM Of course, there was Wilma Lee . . —Numerous women in bluegrass Wilma Lee C oo p e r O ften when first-generation women in bluegrass are asked if they recall seeing any other female players, their answer is no. ” Indeed there was. In the world of hillbilly music, before country and bluegrass became separate genres, Wilma Lee Cooper was out there pounding the road and making records with her husband, Stoney, as Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan.
On “Kentucky Waltz” and “Rocky Road Blues” the accordion plays prominent and colorful backup, while on “Blue Grass Special” Sally Ann takes a swinging instrumental solo, documenting for all time her impressive improvisational capabilities. indd 17 2/19/13 4:06 PM Unfortunately, the two vocal trios on which Sally Ann sings tenor to Monroe’s lead, “Come Back to Me in My Dreams” and “Nobody Loves Me,” were not released until 1980 and 1984, respectively. ) These were the first vocal trios that Monroe had ever recorded—and they featured a woman singing tenor!