Del McCoury

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Del McCoury
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Background information
Birth nameDelano Floyd McCoury
Born (1939-02-01) February 1, 1939 (age 83)
York, Pennsylvania, U.S.[1]
GenresBluegrass, country, old-time
Occupation(s)Singer, musician
InstrumentsGuitar, Banjo, Singer
Years active1958–present
LabelsRounder Records, McCoury Music
Websitewww.delmccouryband.com

Delano Floyd "Del" McCoury (born February 1, 1939) is an American bluegrass musician and singer. He was leader of the Del McCoury Band. He plays guitar and sings lead vocals along with his two sons, Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury.

In June 2010, he received a National Heritage Fellowship lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2011 he was elected into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.

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