Bobby Atkins

Profile:
American bluegrass banjo player.
b. May 22, 1933 (High Shoals, NC, USA)

From Summerfield, North Carolina
• Plays banjo and leads band, "The Countrymen"
• 1953, worked with Jim Eanes
• 1953, 1958, 1961, worked with Bill Monroe (3 separate stints).
• 1956, worked with Charlie Monroe
• Tony Rice was in Atkins' band the Countrymen when he was 18 years old.
• 1972, appeared in the movie "Preacher Man."
• Is related to country legend Chet Atkins. (His grandfather and Chet's grandfather are brothers).
• Performs with his son Mark as "Bobby and Mark Atkins and the Countrymen."
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Bobby Atkins Discography Tracks

Albums

OHCS 126 Bobby Atkins - 1968 Session album art Bobby Atkins, Frank Poindexter And Tony Rice Bobby Atkins, Frank Poindexter And Tony Rice - 1968 Session(LP, Album) Old Homestead Records OHCS 126 US 1981 Sell This Version
RHYD-1012 Bobby Atkins - Heart Of South album art Jim Eanes and Bobby Atkins Jim Eanes and Bobby Atkins - Heart Of South(CD, Album) Rural Rhythm Records RHYD-1012 US 1991 Sell This Version
RRCD 1003 Bobby Atkins - Crimes Of The Heart album art Bobby Atkins & Margie Lynn Bobby Atkins & Margie Lynn - Crimes Of The Heart(CD, Album) Richway Records International RRCD 1003 1992 Sell This Version
1-1976 Bobby Atkins - Bobby & Kemp Atkins And The Countrymen - "Forever And A Day" album art Bobby Atkins Bobby & Kemp Atkins And The Countrymen - "Forever And A Day"(LP) Stokes Records USA 1-1976 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

T-148 Bobby Atkins - A Soldiers Return album art Bobby Atkins A Soldiers Return(7") Tornado Records - U.S.A. T-148 US 1991 Sell This Version
T-163 Bobby Atkins The Ballad Of Gambling Lil(7", Single, Promo) Tornado Records (3) T-163 US Unknown Sell This Version
T-138 Bobby Atkins Bluest Guy In Town / You Stopped Loving Me(7", Single, M/Print) Tornado Records (3) T-138 US Unknown Sell This Version
T-136 Bobby Atkins - Mister Bluegrass album art Joe Stone (6), Bobby Atkins, The Dixie Mountaineers Joe Stone (6), Bobby Atkins, The Dixie Mountaineers - Mister Bluegrass(7", Single) Tornado Records (3) T-136 US Unknown Sell This Version