Guitarist and banjo picker born in Galax, Virginia. Father of T.J. Lundy
and Bobby Lundy
. Played with Jimmy Williams and the Shady Valley Boys, Roma Jackson and the Tennessee Pals, Alex Campbell and Ole Belle and the New River Boys. In the early '60s, he founded the Southern Mountain Boys with mandolin player Fred Hannah, guitarist Bob Paisley, and fiddler Jerry Lundy, Ted's second cousin and the son of illustrious old-time fiddler Emmett Lundy. The Southern Mountain Boys played in both Delaware and Galax before making their recording debut in 1962 on Alex Campbell's New River label. Their second album didn't come out until the early '70s and was recorded for a German label; it was followed by three albums on Rounder. The band continued to perform and play until Lundy's death in 1980.