Wade Mainer, the legendary banjo player from Weaverville whose mastery of early mountain music earned him the title “grandfather of bluegrass,” died at his home in Flint, Mich. He was 104.
The Citizen-Times post embedded the following video interview by David Holt with Mainer, in which Mainer and Holt play: Shoot that Turkey Buzzard, Lonesome Road Blues, Run Mountain.
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