del mccoury http://wwno.org en Jazz Fest Minutes: The Legendary Del McCoury http://wwno.org/post/jazz-fest-minutes-legendary-del-mccoury <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bluegrass Hall of Famer Del </span>McCoury’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> folks came from the mountains of western North Carolina, but he grew up on a farm in York County, Pennsylvania, less than an hour’s drive from Baltimore.</span></p><p>“My dad and my older brother listened to the Grand Ol’ Opry every Saturday night,” McCoury said. It was before television, in the middle- to late-1940s.</p><p>“At a young age I heard Earl Scruggs, and that’s what got me into music.”</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Fred Kasten 33099 at http://wwno.org