Jimmie Haynie was a native of Canton, North Carolina. He could play the
guitar, violin, bass, mandolin and banjo. He could also sing a tune or two
as he was once the national champion amateur folk singer.
They wrote that he got his start in radio at a station in Asheville. His
career then took him to Alabama, then to Nashville and was featured
with Ernest Tubb. He recorded at one time for the Columbia and OKeh record
In 1955, it looks like he was working a 'heavy schedule' over at WLW in