TED LUNDY (AND THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAIN BOYS)
- From Wilmington, Delaware, near the Pennsylvania border; originally from Galax, Virginia.
- A renowned banjo player and band leader of the 1960’s and 70’s.
- Appeared frequently with Alex and Ola Belle and the New River Boys on WWVA radio, Wheeling, West Virginia.
- Won many first-place awards at the Galax Fiddler’s Conventions of the 1960’s.
- Teamed up with guitarist Bob Paisley in the 1970’s, forming Ted Lundy, Bob Paisley, and the Southern Mountain Boys.
- Was a mentor to James King, whose father played in Lundy’s band in 1968.
- 1980, committed suicide by jumping off a bridge.
- Lundy’s sons Bob and T.J. play with Dan Paisley (son of Bob Paisley) and the Southern Grass.
- 2012, a retrospective album was released Ted Lundy and the Southern Mountain Boys (no label).