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Del McCoury

Delano Floyd "Del" McCoury (born February 1, 1939) is an American bluegrass musician. As leader of the Del McCoury Band, he plays guitar and sings lead vocals along with his two sons, Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury, who play mandolin and banjo respectively. In June 2010, he received a National Heritage Fellowship lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2011 he was elected into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 1st, 1939 (York)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 12801 1/28/1964 One of God's sheep Bill Monroe instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12802 1/28/1964 Roll on Buddy, roll on Bill Monroe instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 12803 1/28/1964 Legend of the blue ridge mountains Bill Monroe instrumentalist, guitar  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McCoury, Del," accessed September 20, 2021,

McCoury, Del. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from

"McCoury, Del." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

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