Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Mitch Jayne, R. I. P.

The Bluegrass Blog � Mitch Jayne passes: News at the speed of bluegrass!: "Born July 5, 1930, Mitch Jayne passed away Monday, August 2, 2010 in Columbia, MO, after being diagnosed with cancer only recently.

In the 1960′s, The Dillards were introduced to a larger American audience as the Darlin’ Family on the Andy Griffith Show. Mitch Jayne served as the band’s bass player, emcee, and author of many of the band’s songs."

1 comment:

Todd Mason said...

I managed to miss most of the Darlin episodes of THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW, but I've liked the Dillards for decades.