- From Arkansas.
- Began as the Chitlin Switch Road Runners in the mid-1950’s (performing on a radio station in El Dorado, Arkansas). They also appeared on the Louisiana Hayride.
- 1980, changed name to Bluegrass Kun-Tree, recorded several albums under that name.
- 2005, re-emerged as Union Kun-Tree.
- Original lead singer Joe Wilson died in 1984. His son Joe Wilson, Jr. took his place in the band, playing banjo.
- Celebrated 50 years as a band in 2005.