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Title "Sammy and his Blue Ridge Mountain Boys"
Accession number 12-202 wfchs
Collection Ben Ritter Collection
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description "Sammy and his Blue Ridge Mountain Boys" (plus two girls) at WINC microphone after incorporation of ABC network. Men identified, left to right, as "Rammer", "Sonny", "Sammy", "Bud", and "Slim". Date estimated as late 1940s.

"Rammer" is not otherwise identified. The two girls are Phyllis McCumbee (later Smith) and Carol (Carolyn) McCumbee (later Jones). "Sammy" is Sammy Moss; "Sonny", "Bud" and Slim" are George Thomas McCumbee, Harry McCumbee, and Cletus R. McCumbee.
Photographer Unknown
Date c. 1947
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 1948
People McCumbee, Carolyn
McCumbee, Phyllis
McCumbee, George Thomas "Sonny"
Moss, Sammy
McCumbee, Harry "Bud"
McCumbee, Cletus R. "Slim"
Search Terms men
women
musicians
singers
musical instruments
guitars
country & western
microphones
WINC
1940s
20th century