LAWRENCE LANE AND THE KENTUCKY GRASS

  • From Columbus Ohio.
  • Formed in 1973 by Lawrence Lane (guitar), Keith Lane (mandolin), Radford Vance (banjo) and Ray Sonaugle (fiddle).
  • 1974, released “Washington’s Files” album (Rome).
  • 1976, released “1776-1976” album (Rome).
  • Lane also promoted several bluegrass festivals in Kentucky.
  • Jimmy Olander of the group Diamond Rio was once a member of this band (playing banjo).
  • 2017, the group Carolina Blue recorded Sounds of Kentucky Grass (Poor Mountain), a tribute to Lawrence Lane and the Kentucky Grass. Lawrence Lane is the great uncle of Carolina Blue’s mandolin player, Timmy Jones.
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