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Kyle Creed

Biography

Kyle Creed was raised within the Camp Creek section of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Surrey State, NC, and the spot gave its name towards the string music group he shaped, the Camp Creek Guys, within the 1930s with Fred Cockerman, Paul Sutphin, Ronald Collins, Ernest East, Verlin Clifton, and Roscoe Russell. The Camp Creek Guys, who finished up documenting three albums for the State and Mountain brands in the 1960s, extended on the standard banjo/fiddle/electric guitar string music group configuration with the addition of an additional electric guitar and mandolin, as well as the group’s high-energy undertake traditional Appalachian dance reels was extremely influential through the old-time music revival from the 1960s. Creed was a superb clawhammer banjo participant and his clean, bell-like shade and soft syncopated style have already been very much imitated. He also constructed banjos, reportedly also selling them from the trunk of his car, and first Kyle Creed banjos are actually heavily searched for by enthusiasts, although, as much have observed, they sounded far better when it had been Creed who was simply playing them. Creed ultimately settled within the Galax, VA, region, known for both its banjo and fiddle players. He went a shop there and constructed a small documenting studio close to it, and also ran his very own record label for a while. Apart from his use the Camp Creek Guys, Creed released periodic sides offering his banjo and fiddle playing, like the wonderful Liberty, that was released on cassette by Bobby Patterson’s Traditions Information in 1977 and it has since turn into a very much sought-after collector’s item. Creed passed on in 1982. His impact around the old-time music community was enormous, and traces of his unique banjo design can be heard within the playing of a variety of banjoists employed in contemporary string rings.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kyle Creed
Died 1982, Galax, Virginia, United States
Profession Musician, Luthier
Music Songs Big-Eyed Rabbit, Lost Indian, Step Back Cindy, Big Liza, Lost Indian #2, Buster Crouse's Tune, Down to the Stillhouse, Nellie Gray, Pretty Little Girl/John Brown's Dream, Darling Nelli Gray, Kyle's Friend's Tune, Cluck Old Hen, Ducks On The Millpound, Johnson Boys, Mississippi Sawyers, Sinful Flirt, New River Train, Old Time Sally Ann, Arkansas Traveler, Western Country, Sinful to Flirt, Pretty Little Girl, Sail Away Ladies, Roust-A-Bout, Sourwood Mountain, Old Jimmy Sutton, Alabama Gals, Old Joe Clark, Stillhouse, Polly Put the Kettle On, John Henry, Little Liza Jane
Albums Banjo Lessons on Kyle's Back Porch, Liberty


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Assassin's Creed: Unity 2014 Video Game Roux Guard (voice)
Murdoch Mysteries 2013 TV Series Russell Bowes
Alphas 2012 TV Series Eddie
King 2012 TV Series Scott Spivak
Lost Girl 2012 TV Series Tony
388 Arletta Avenue 2011 Co-Worker #1
Madangeul naon amtak 2011 Wood Duck Boys (English version, voice)
Shattered 2010 TV Series Blake Johnson
V 2009 TV Series College Kid
Revenge of the Boarding School Dropouts 2009 Video Mikey
Bollywood Beckons 2008 Short Thief Todd
Shred 2008 Video Mikey
Samurai Girl 2008 TV Series Otto
Reaper 2008 TV Series Kendall
Grand Star 2007-2008 TV Series Kurt Masters
Ogre 2008 TV Movie Terry
Blonde and Blonder 2007 Porter
Flash Gordon 2007 TV Series Craig
Crossed 2006 JD
Supernatural 2006 TV Series Third Teenage Boy
Falcon Beach 2006 TV Series Scott
Falcon Beach 2005 TV Movie Scott
The L Word 2004 TV Series Gus
The Perfect Score 2004 Dave
Crazy Canucks 2004 TV Movie Dave Murray
X-Men: Evolution 2003 TV Series David Haller / Lucas
Freddy vs. Jason 2003 Bill Freeburg
The Twilight Zone 2003 TV Series Ben Jordan
Night Visions 2002 TV Series Teenager #2
Halloween: Resurrection 2002 Teen Party Guy
I Was a Teenage Faust 2002 TV Movie Randy
Spooky House 2002 Dumb Dave
Da Vinci's Inquest 2000 TV Series Speed
2gether: The Series 2000 TV Series
Ratz 2000 TV Movie Rod
Mr. Rice's Secret 2000 Jonathan
Dead Man's Gun 1998 TV Series Billy Neuhouser
Street Fighter: The Animated Series 1995-1997 TV Series Boy / Additional voices / Kip / ...
The Outer Limits 1997 TV Series Joe
Dog's Best Friend 1997 TV Movie Sam Handel
Goosebumps 1996 TV Series Evan
Avonlea 1990-1996 TV Series Davey Keith
Big Bully 1996 Stevie
G.I. Joe Extreme 1995-1996 TV Series Additional Voices
Bach's Fight for Freedom 1995 Frederick Muller
Darkstalkers 1995 TV Series Harry Grimoire
Christopher the Christmas Tree 1993 TV Movie voice, as Kyle Lebine
E.N.G. 1991 TV Series Benji
My Secret Identity 1991 TV Series
Madeline 1989 TV Series Pepito (1990-1992)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Far Cry 4 2014 Video Game actor: motion capture

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Control Alt Delete 2008 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th 2013 Video documentary Himself - Freeburg

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1997 YoungStar Award YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Saturday Morning TV Program Goosebumps (1995)


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