Chronological Index By Tenure On Instrument
banjo
Akeman, David "Stringbean"7/1942-9/1945
Scruggs, Earl12/1945-2/1948
Reno, Don3/1948-7/1949
Lyle, Rudy1949-8/3/1951
Richardson, Larry1950-1951
Drumright, Joe1951
Bowers, James Gar8/1951-1951
Osborne, Roland "Sonny"7/1952-9/1952
Smoak, Jim10/1952-1/1953
Lyle, Rudy1953-1954
Osborne, Roland "Sonny"5/1953-8/8/1953
Atkins, Bobby1954
Crase, Noah1954-1955
Smoak, Jim1954
Stuart, Joe8/18/1955-1957
Crase, Noah1956
Smith, Roger1956-1957
Stover, Don1957
Atkins, Bobby1958
Drumright, Joe1958
Johnson, Bob1958
Pennington, Robert Lee "Buddy"1958
Snead, Earl1/1958-1958
Adcock, Eddie4/1958-7/1958
Drumright, Joe1959
Pennington, Robert Lee "Buddy"1959
McPeake, Curtis1960-1/1962
Ellis, Tony1/1960-6/1962
Atkins, Bobby6/1961-11/1961
Deese, David7/1962-1962
Hoppers, Lonnie9/1962-1/1963
Keith, Bill "Brad"3/1963-12/1963
Arkin, Steve1964
Drumright, Joe1964
Lineberger, Don1964-1965
Grier, Lamar9/1965-6/1967
Robins, Butch6/1967
Jordan, Vic7/27/1967-3/18/1969
Yarbrough, Rual3/24/1969-12/1970
Snead, Earl12/1970-1/1971
Harris, R.C.1/1971-4/1971
Hicks, Jack4/1971-9/1973
Nemerov, Bruce9/1973
Pedigo, Ben9/18/1973-11/4/1973
Moratto, Jim12/13/1973-7/1974
Dillman, Dwight1974-9/1974
Black, Bob9/20/1974-9/19/1976
Holden, Bill9/1976-1/1977
Beasley, Larry3/1977-5/1977
Holden, Bill5/1977-7/1977
Robins, Butch9/2/1977-7/3/1981
Harris, R.C.7/1981
Williams, Blake7/1981-1991
Cupp, Dana1991-1996
bass
Garren, Amos4/1939-7/1940
Wesbrooks, Bill "Cousin Wilbur"7/1940-1944
Watts, Howard "Cedric Rainwater"1944-4/1945
Boyett, Andy "Bijou"1945
Monroe, Birch1945-1947
Watts, Howard "Cedric Rainwater"7/1945-8/1945
Forrester, Joe12/1945-3/1946
Watts, Howard "Cedric Rainwater"3/1946-3/1948
Stripling, Chick1947
Price, Joel2/1947-1948
Thompson, Jack1948-1949
Price, Joel1949-1951
Sheehan, Oscar "Shorty"1951
Watts, Howard "Cedric Rainwater"1951
Mauldin, Bessie Lee1953-1964
Sandy, Leslie1953
Sandy, Leslie1954
Elrod, Jimmy1957
Monroe, James1964-3/1969
Green, Doug3/1969-7/1969
Yates, Bill7/1969-11/1969
Payne, Skip2/1970-9/1970
Stuart, Joe9/1970-6/1971
Hutchens, Doug6/26/1971-9/1971
Fields, Monroe9/1971-1973
Stevenson, Guy3/1973-1973
Kennedy, Gregg7/19/1973-7/1974
Davis, Randy7/1974-6/1979
Huffmaster, Raymond6/1979-8/79
Hembree, Mark8/1979-6/1984
Tate, Clarence "Tater"6/29/1984-1986
Montgomery, Johnny1986-1987
Tate, Clarence "Tater"1986-1988
Rose, Billy4/1989-1990
Tate, Clarence "Tater"1990-1996
Kuykendall, Mark1994-1995
Sykes, Ernie1996
fiddle
Wooten, Art1939-1940
Magness, Tommy1940-1941
Wooten, Art1941-1942
Magness, Tommy1942-1943
Forrester, Howard "Howdy"6/1942-10/1942
Story, Carl10/1942-11/1943
Ethridge, Floyd1943
Wise, Chubby3/1943-4/1945
Shumate, Jim1945-12/1945
Forrester, Howard "Howdy"12/1945-3/1946
Wise, Chubby3/1946-1/1948
Martin, Benny1/1948-1949
Christian, Gene1949-1950
Clements, Vassar1949-1950
Ethridge, Floyd1949
Wise, Chubby9/1949-1/1950
Taylor, Merle "Red"1950-1951
Terry, Gordon1951
Cline, Charlie1952-1955
Taylor, Merle "Red"1953-1954
White, L.E.1953
Hicks, Bobby1954-9/26/1956
Terry, Gordon1954
Youngblood, Jack1954
Clements, Vassar1955
Tate, Clarence "Tater"9/1956-1957
Baker, Kenny1957-1958
Meadows, Joe1957
Smith, Charlie1958-1960
Taylor, Merle "Red"1958
Hicks, Bobby9/1958-1959
Martin, Benny1959
Potter, Dale1959-1960
Baker, Billy1961
Clements, Vassar1961-1962
Lester, Bobby Joe1961
Spicher, Buddy1961
Baker, Kenny1962-6/1963
Pendleton, Buddy1962
Stanley, Harold "Red"1962
Williams, Benny1962
Baker, Billy6/1963-8/1963
Stuart, Joe8/1963-11/1963
Baker, Billy12/1963-2/1964
Spicher, Buddy1964-1965
Williams, Benny1964-1965
Lowinger, Gene6/5/1965-2/1966
Greene, Richard2/1966-3/5/1967
Clements, Vassar1967
Berline, Byron3/1967-9/1967
Williams, Benny9/1967-1967
Baker, Kenny3/23/1968-7/1977
Stuart, Joe6/1970-9/1970
Stuart, Joe6/1971-8/1971
Spicher, Buddy1977
Baker, Kenny9/1977-10/12/1984
Stamper, Art1984
Franks, Randall "Randy"10/30/1984-11/23/1984
Duncan, Glen1985-1986
Morris, Dale1/1985-1985
Tate, Clarence "Tater"1986
Squires, Mark9/1986-11/1986
Foster, Billy Joe12/1986-1988
Feagan, Mike1987-1988
Spicher, Buddy1987-1988
Tate, Clarence "Tater"1988-1990
Jerrolds, Wayne12/1988-3/1989
Campbell, Jimmy1990-1993
Bowlin, Robert1/1993-1996
guitar
Davis, Cleo8/1938-9/1940
Moody, Clyde9/6/1940-1941
Pyle, Pete1941-1942
Moody, Clyde1942-12/1944
Willis, Tex1/1945-3/1945
Flatt, Lester3/1945-2/1948
Phelps, Jackie1948
Wright, Doyle1948
Eanes, Jim3/1948-11/1948
Young, Vern1949
Wiseman, Mac4/1949-12/1949
Martin, Jimmy12/1949-6/1951
Daniels, Vic1951
Vipperman, Johnny1951
Salyers, South6/1951
Stanley, Carter7/1951-10/1951
Mayfield, Edd10/1951-1952
Martin, Jimmy7/1952-1954
Pyle, Pete1953
Brock, Carlos1954-8/1955
Mayfield, Edd1954
Phelps, Jackie1954
Price, Bill1954
Terry, Arnold12/1955-3/1956
Metzel, Bob1956
Price, Bill1956
Saylor, Lucky1956
Green, Yates3/1956-1956
Duncan, Bill1957
Johnson, Enos1957
Sandy, Leslie1957
Vanover, Carl1957
Graves, Ernest7/1957-9/1957
Cooke, Jack1958-1959
Gately, Connie1958-1959
Mayfield, Edd1958-7/1958
Buchanan, Frank1960
Church, Porter1960
Duncan, Bill1960
Smith, Bobby11/1960-1961
Maynard, Jimmy1961
Williams, Benny1961
Buchanan, Frank1962-10/1962
Maynard, Jimmy1962
Stuart, Joe1962-1963
Landers, Jake1963
Phelps, Jackie1963
Williams, Benny1963
McCoury, Del2/1963-2/1964
Maynard, Jimmy1964
Thurmond, Garry1964
Rothman, Sandy6/1964-8/1964
Rowan, Peter10/1964-3/1/1967
Elrod, Jimmy1965
Blackwell, Curtis3/1967
Green, Doug4/1967-5/1967
White, Roland5/21/1967-2/1969
Monroe, James3/1969-1971
Stewart, Travis5/1971-6/20/1971
Jones, Dan6/1971-8/1971
Stuart, Joe8/1971-1973
Fowler, Bob1973
Box, Bill7/1973-7/1974
Lewis, Ralph7/4/1974-5/1976
Jones, Bob2/1976-5/1976
Lewis, Wayne5/1976-5/1986
Ewing, Tom5/18/1986-12/31/1988
Baugus, Scottie1/1989-3/1989
Ewing, Tom3/31/1989-1996
other
Millard, Tommyjug, bones, spoons1/1939-4/1939
Forrester, Wilene "Sally Ann"accordion1943-3/1946
Bradshaw, Curleyharmonica, guitar1944-1945
Andrews, Jimtenor banjo1945
Clark, Manuel "Old Joe"comedy8/1951