SHANNON GRAYSON (AND THE GOLDEN VALLEY BOYS)
- From Sunshine, North Carolina.
- A banjo player who began his career working with Bill Carlisle in the 1930’s.
- 1948, formed The Golden Valley Boys, a gospel quartet with string band accompaniment.
- 1950-1954, he and the Golden Valley Boys recorded for both King and RCA Victor Records.
- He also performed with the Briarhoppers.
- He was a cabinet maker by trade.
- He died in 1993.