About Del McCoury
Delano Floyd McCoury (born February 1, 1939 in Bakersfield, NC) is an American bluegrass musician. As leader of The Del McCoury Band, he plays guitar and sings lead vocals along with his two sons, Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury who play mandolin and banjo respectively. McCoury has had a long career in bluegrass. Although originally hired as banjo player, he sang lead vocals and played rhythm guitar for Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Boys in the 1960s, with whom he first appeared on the Grand Ole Opry in 1963. Read more about Del McCoury on Last.fm.