Curly Dan and Wilma Ann


  • Originally from Clay, West Virginia. Moved to Detroit, Michigan and performed there for most of their career. Later moved to Hazel Park, Michigan.
  • Real names: Denslie and Wilma Ann Holcomb. They were married in 1942.
  • 1955, formed a band called the Danville Mountain Boys.
  • One of the first bluegrass acts to perform and record in the Detroit area.
  • 1970’s, recorded several albums on the Old Homestead label.
  • Dan worked for the Chrysler Corporation.
  • Carmen Flatt (second cousin of Lester Flatt) was a member of their band. (He died in 1993).
  • Retired from performing in the early 1980’s.