Bill Jones

  • Decorated World War II Veteran
  • Joined The Charlie Scott Band along with Lester Flatt and Clyde Moody in the early 1940’s
  • Played fiddle for Bill Monroe in the 1950’s
  • Managed the “Doyle Promenaders” who performed regularly on the Grand Ole Opry in the 1960’s and 1970’s
  • Encouraged young talent by regularly taking them to the Grand Ole Opry as his guest and introducing them to stars of the Grand Ole Opry, including fellow Hall of Fame member, Blake Williams for his first visit when he was 14
  • Famous for being called “Lyin’ Bill Jones” for his embellishment of stories in an effort to make people laugh



Bill Jones Bluegrass Hall of Fame Certificate

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