Lee, Curtis

From the May 15, 2008 FAD:

Curtis Lee, a native of Carson, Virginia, is a member of the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame. He has won the Virginia state fiddling competition four times and has earned the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Trophy at the NC Folk Festival at the annual state fair. He traveled with Mac Wiseman and his band and has over his long career backed up Patsy Cline, Don Gibson and the Stonemans, among many others.

Lee is accompanied by his wife, Ruth. Originally from Decatur, Indiana, she is the band leader for the NC State Fair Folk Festival, where she has also won the Bascom Lamar Lunsford trophy. Ruth Lee is a former president of the National Clogging and Hoedown Council and has danced and taught clogging and judged clogging competitions throughout the United States and England.

[Their first RAF performance was on May 16, 2008.]

Fiddlin’ Curtis Lee, with Tim Myatt, banjo; Joe Pessolano, mandolin, & Marshall Stephenson, guitar