Don Stover

(banjo - 1957)

Born: 3/6/1928    Died: 11/11/1996

As a Blue Grass Boy: Don Stover played banjo with Bill Monroe for about six months in 1957, recording eleven tracks with him including a remake of "Molly and Tenbrooks".

Recording Sessions: 4/20/1957, 5/14/1957, 5/15/1957

Before and After: Don is well known for his long association with the Lilly Brothers. He was also a songwriter; his "Things in Life" has become something of a standard.

Honors: SPBGMA Preservation Hall of Greats (1993); IBMA Hall of Honor (2002)

Links: Banjo Newsletter interview by Hank Edenborn