Daughter of early Grand Ole Opry performer and Fruit Jar Drinkers band member, Claude Lampley.
1990 October 2
(1 hour, 23 minutes)
Lucy Gray, daughter of Grand Ole Opry star Claude Lampley, talks about the early years of country music. Discussion includes a family history; her father’s musical influences; origin of the name Fruit Jar Drinkers; memories of Judge Hay; early memories of the WSM Barn Dance and the Grand Ole Opry; the music of the Fruit Jar Drinkers; and early Opry performers, including the Delmore Brothers, Uncle Dave Macon, and Arthur Smith.