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Larry McNeely

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b. Larry Paul McNeely, 3 January 1948, Lafayette, Indiana, USA. A talented multi-instrumentalist, right from the start of his teenage years McNeely discovered successively to try out piano, acoustic guitar, banjo and harmonica. He do therefore with such skill that in his mid-teens he was playing appropriately using the Pinnacle Hill Young boys and before he was 20 was citizen in Nashville, Tennessee. There, while doing work for a mentioned local acoustic guitar manufacturer, he experienced Roy Acuff and joined up with his music group. He continued to utilize Acuff, playing acoustic guitar & most notably banjo, before start of 70s when he became a member of Glen Campbell in California. In 1971 McNeely produced his own-name documenting debut and 3 years later on left Campbell to operate for various market leaders, occasionally on tour but frequently in documenting studios where he became a appreciated person in the program musician fraternity in Nashville and somewhere else. He generally worked well in traditional nation music bands but additionally performed bluegrass, developing his banjo playing and learning to be a virtuoso performer for the instrument. Through the 70s he also produced even more albums of his personal. Through the mid-80s he was once again citizen in Nashville and quickly came back to Acuff’s Smoky Hill Young boys where he continued to be until the head’s loss of life in 1992. From after that, McNeely worked in a variety of rings, including Russ And Becky Jeffers and Smoky Hill Sunshine. An recognized professional from the banjo, McNeely’s electric guitar playing can be of an extremely high regular although his design on this device is much even more eclectic. Not only is it influenced by previously nation music guitarists, McNeely in addition has declared a pastime within the fleet, linear design of jazz professional Django Reinhardt. McNeely also composes his very own music, which shows his mixed musical resources. Like a great many other session music artists, McNeely’s instrumental capability frequently surpasses that of the better-known performers he accompanies.

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Full Name Larry McNeely
Profession Musician
Nationality American
Music Songs After Midnight, Liza Jane, Old Joe Clark, Simpson's Holler, Paradise, Big Fat Mama, Slow Train, Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms, Train No. 2, Swallow, Sweet Evening, Paddle Wheel, Honeysuckle, Saturn
Albums Confederation
Nominations Academy of Country Music Award for Specialty Instrument(s) of the Year


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Actor

Actor

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The Waltons 1976 TV Series Tex the Banjo Player

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The Porter Wagoner Show 1976 TV Series performer - 1 episode

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Self

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The Porter Wagoner Show 1976 TV Series Himself - Guest
The David Frost Show 1971-1972 TV Series Himself
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour 1971 TV Series Himself

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