- From River, Kentucky.
- Recorded for Capitol Records (1954-1961).
- Band: the Timberliners. Also had a band at one time called “The Buckskins” (named after their trademard buckskin jackets).
- Real name: Frank Brown. He got the name “Hylo” (High-Low) because of his incredible vocal range. He would often sing the verse of a song in a baritone voice, then falsetto on the chorus—an octave higher.
- Was a regular on the WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, West Virginia.
- Late fifties, toured for Martha White Mills (as did Flatt and Scruggs).
- July 1959, appeared at first Newport Folk Festival backing Earl Scruggs, who made a solo appearance.
- 2003, died of cancer.
- Bluegrass Music Heritage Collection, Hylo Brown & Timberliners (Rural Rhythm)
- Best Of: Essential Original Masters (Rural Rhythm)
- 1954-60 (Bear Family) This is the complete collection of Hylo Brown recordings on Capitol Records.