Jimmy Selph

Jimmie Selph (June 23, 1915 ā€“ December 28, 2000), born James Coin Self, was a versatile American country music, rockabilly and bluegrass musician and occasional vocalist whose career peaked during the late 1940sā€“1950s. He played guitar, drums, accordion, and steel guitar. His names are occasionally seen professionally as variously Jimmy and/or Self.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 5th, 1915, Died December 29th, 2000

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar

Notes: Also listed as Jimmie Self.


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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Selph, Jimmy," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343046.

Selph, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343046.

"Selph, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343046


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