Sauceman Brothers, The


  • From Bright Hope, Tennessee (eastern Tennessee, near Greenville)
  • Featured Carl and John Paul (J.P.) Sauceman.
  • In the mid-forties, Carl had a band called the Hillbilly Ramblers.
  • The brothers recorded together from 1945 until 1952.
  • 1952, Carl moved to Carrollton, Alabama and pioneered bluegrass music there with his Green Valley Boys.
  • The bothers recorded for Rich-R-Tone and Mercury. Carl and his band recorded for Capitol and Republic Records.
  • 1996, Copper Creek Records released a retrospective album of their early radio recordings: On WCYB – Bristol.
  • Carl retired from music in 1962, took over a radio station in Gonzales, Louisiana in 1969.
  • J.P died in 1984.
  • Carl died in 2005.