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1938

The Lonesome Pine Fiddlers began at WHIS radio in Bluefield

Other events that happened on or around 1938

1950

Everett Lilly appeared on classic bluegrass recordings

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1952

The Lilly Brothers of Raleigh County relocated to Boston

Other events that happened on or around 1952

1978

The Johnson Mountain Boys bluegrass band was founded

Other events that happened on or around 1978

1979

The Hot Rize bluegrass band was founded

Other events that happened on or around 1979

1994

Hazel Dickens received the first Merit Award for contribution to bluegrass by International Bluegrass Music Association

Other events that happened on or around 1994

2001

Hazel Dickens won the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship

Other events that happened on or around 2001


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