Also known as. "The Old Kentucky Fox Hunter". When Curly Ray was 15 years old, he, along with his cousin Ezra and brother Ned formed the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers around 1938. The Lonesome Pine Fiddlers started off playing on radio station WHIS in the nearby town of Bluefield, where they remained until 1952. Although during this time Curly and brother Charlie Cline were also playing in Jimmy Martin's band, the Sunny Mountain Boys. Occasionally, Curly Ray did studio work for many musicians such as Jimmy Martin, Bobby Osborne, Rex and Eleanor Parker and Hobo Jack Adkins. And His Lonesome Pine Fiddle (Melody MLP-17) 1969. The Working Man (Jalyn JLP-126) 1970. Chicken Reel (Rebel SLP-1498) 1971. They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree (Rebel SLP-1509) 1972.
Curly Ray Cline, also known as 'The Old Kentucky Fox Hunter' (January 10, 1923 – August 19, 1997) was an American bluegrass fiddler from Baisden, West Virginia known for his work with the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers and Ralph Stanley. Biography Cline was born in Mingo County, West Virginia. He learned the basics from his father, but other than that he was self-taught.
Working Man" is a song by rock band Rush from their self-titled debut album. The song's guitar solo was voted 94th in Guitar World magazine's list of the 100 greatest guitar solos.
From the Album True Bluegrass Fiddle.
Lyrics for top songs by Curly Ray Cline. Raggedy Ann. Curly Ray Cline. Soldier's Joy.