Lily May Ledford

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Lily May (nee Ledford) Pennington
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(1917 – 1985) American clawhammer banjo and fiddle player. After gaining regional radio fame in the 1940s and 1950s as head of the Coon Creek Girls — one of the first all-female string bands to appear on radio — Ledford went on to gain national renown as a solo artist during the American folk music revival of the 1960s. In 1985, she was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship. Mother of Exile (7) guitarist J.P. Pennington (see Glenn Pennington.)
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GR712 Banjo Pickin' Girl — Lily May Ledford Lily May Ledford Banjo Pickin' Girl(LP) Greenhays Recordings GR712 US 1983 Sell This Version
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JA0078D Gems: Lily May Ledford Rare Concert and Studio Recordings 1968-1983 — Lily May Ledford Lily May Ledford Gems: Lily May Ledford Rare Concert and Studio Recordings 1968-1983(CD, Album, Mono) June Appal Recordings JA0078D US 2000 Sell This Version