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Charles Arrington (Gully Jumpers)
Born:  June 7, 1890
Died:  March 12, 1960
WSM Grand Ole Opry

About The Artist

One of the earliest performers on WSM's Grand Ole Opry. He was a fiddler for Paul Warmack's Gully Jumpers. He also made some solo appearances in 1927. He also appeared with Tom Andrews and T. J. Givens, with R. E. Hudgens, the Wilkerson Brothers, and the Gully Jumpers.

He was the fiddler on the first version of "Tennessee Waltz" that the Gully jumpers recorded in 1928.

Credits & Sources

  • A Good-Natured Riot; Charles K. Wolfe, 1999, Country Music Foundation Press, Vanderbuilt University Press, ISBN: 0-8265-1331-X