Chronological Index
NameInstrumentsDate First Hired
Davis, Cleoguitar, mandolin8/1938
Wooten, Artfiddle1939
Millard, Tommyjug, bones, spoons1/1939
Garren, Amosbass4/1939
Magness, Tommyfiddle1940
Wesbrooks, Bill "Cousin Wilbur"bass7/1940
Moody, Clydeguitar, mandolin9/6/1940
Pyle, Peteguitar1941
Forrester, Howard "Howdy"fiddle6/1942
Akeman, David "Stringbean"banjo7/1942
Story, Carlfiddle10/1942
Ethridge, Floydfiddle1943
Forrester, Wilene "Sally Ann"accordion1943
Wise, Chubbyfiddle, guitar3/1943
Bradshaw, Curleyharmonica, guitar1944
Watts, Howard "Cedric Rainwater"bass1944
Andrews, Jimtenor banjo1945
Boyett, Andy "Bijou"bass, guitar1945
Monroe, Birchbass, fiddle1945
Shumate, Jimfiddle1945
Willis, Texguitar1/1945
Flatt, Lesterguitar3/1945
Forrester, Joebass12/1945
Scruggs, Earlbanjo12/1945
Stripling, Chickbass1947
Price, Joelbass2/1947
Phelps, Jackieguitar, banjo, bass, steel guitar1948
Thompson, Jackbass1948
Wright, Doyleguitar1948
Martin, Bennyfiddle1/1948
Eanes, Jimguitar3/1948
Reno, Donbanjo, guitar3/1948
Christian, Genefiddle, bass1949
Clements, Vassarfiddle, bass1949
Lyle, Rudybanjo1949
Young, Vernguitar1949
Wiseman, Macguitar4/1949
Martin, Jimmyguitar12/1949
Richardson, Larrybanjo1950
Taylor, Merle "Red"fiddle1950
Daniels, Vicguitar1951
Drumright, Joebanjo1951
Sheehan, Oscar "Shorty"bass, fiddle1951
Terry, Gordonfiddle, guitar1951
Vipperman, Johnnyguitar1951
Salyers, Southguitar6/1951
Stanley, Carterguitar7/1951
Bowers, James Garbanjo8/1951
Clark, Manuel "Old Joe"comedy8/1951
Mayfield, Eddguitar10/1951
Cline, Charliefiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin1952
Osborne, Roland "Sonny"banjo7/1952
Smoak, Jimbanjo10/1952
Mauldin, Bessie Leebass1953
Sandy, Lesliebass, guitar1953
White, L.E.fiddle1953
Atkins, Bobbybanjo1954
Brock, Carlosguitar1954
Crase, Noahbanjo1954
Hicks, Bobbyfiddle, banjo, bass, mandolin1954
Price, Billguitar1954
Youngblood, Jackfiddle1954
Stuart, Joefiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin8/18/1955
Terry, Arnoldguitar12/1955
Metzel, Bobguitar1956
Saylor, Luckyguitar1956
Smith, Rogerbanjo, fiddle1956
Green, Yatesguitar3/1956
Tate, Clarence "Tater"bass, fiddle9/1956
Baker, Kennyfiddle1957
Duncan, Billguitar1957
Elrod, Jimmybass, guitar, banjo1957
Johnson, Enosguitar1957
Meadows, Joefiddle1957
Stover, Donbanjo1957
Vanover, Carlguitar1957
Graves, Ernestguitar7/1957
Cooke, Jackguitar, bass1958
Gately, Connieguitar1958
Johnson, Bobbanjo1958
Pennington, Robert Lee "Buddy"banjo1958
Smith, Charliefiddle1958
Snead, Earlbanjo1/1958
Adcock, Eddiebanjo4/1958
Potter, Dalefiddle1959
Buchanan, Frankguitar1960
Church, Porterguitar, banjo1960
McPeake, Curtisbanjo1960
Ellis, Tonybanjo, bass, guitar1/1960
Smith, Bobbyguitar11/1960
Baker, Billyfiddle1961
Lester, Bobby Joefiddle1961
Maynard, Jimmyguitar1961
Spicher, Buddyfiddle1961
Williams, Bennyfiddle, guitar1961
Pendleton, Buddyfiddle1962
Stanley, Harold "Red"fiddle1962
Deese, Davidbanjo7/1962
Hoppers, Lonniebanjo, guitar9/1962
Landers, Jakeguitar1963
McCoury, Delguitar, banjo2/1963
Keith, Bill "Brad"banjo3/1963
Arkin, Stevebanjo1964
Lineberger, Donbanjo1964
Monroe, Jamesguitar, bass1964
Thurmond, Garryguitar1964
Rothman, Sandyguitar, banjo6/1964
Rowan, Peterguitar10/1964
Lowinger, Genefiddle6/5/1965
Grier, Lamarbanjo9/1965
Greene, Richardfiddle2/1966
Berline, Byronfiddle3/1967
Blackwell, Curtisguitar3/1967
Green, Dougbass, guitar4/1967
White, Rolandguitar5/21/1967
Robins, Butchbanjo6/1967
Jordan, Vicbanjo7/27/1967
Yarbrough, Rualbanjo3/24/1969
Yates, Billbass7/1969
Payne, Skipbass2/1970
Harris, R.C.banjo1/1971
Hicks, Jackbanjo4/1971
Stewart, Travisguitar, bass5/1971
Jones, Danguitar6/1971
Hutchens, Dougbass, banjo6/26/1971
Fields, Monroebass9/1971
Fowler, Bobguitar1973
Stevenson, Guybass3/1973
Box, Billguitar7/1973
Kennedy, Greggbass7/19/1973
Nemerov, Brucebanjo9/1973
Pedigo, Benbanjo9/18/1973
Moratto, Jimbanjo12/13/1973
Dillman, Dwightbanjo1974
Davis, Randybass7/1974
Lewis, Ralphguitar7/4/1974
Black, Bobbanjo9/20/1974
Jones, Bobguitar2/1976
Lewis, Wayneguitar5/1976
Holden, Billbanjo, guitar9/1976
Beasley, Larrybanjo3/1977
Huffmaster, Raymondbass, guitar6/1979
Hembree, Markbass8/1979
Williams, Blakebanjo7/1981
Stamper, Artfiddle1984
Franks, Randall "Randy"fiddle, bass10/30/1984
Duncan, Glenfiddle1985
Morris, Dalefiddle1/1985
Montgomery, Johnnybass1986
Ewing, Tomguitar5/18/1986
Squires, Markfiddle9/1986
Foster, Billy Joefiddle12/1986
Feagan, Mikefiddle1987
Jerrolds, Waynefiddle12/1988
Baugus, Scottieguitar1/1989
Rose, Billybass4/1989
Campbell, Jimmyfiddle1990
Cupp, Danabanjo1991
Bowlin, Robertfiddle1/1993
Kuykendall, Markbass1994
Sykes, Erniebass1996