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Uncle Am (Ambrose) Stuart
Born:  August 24, 1853
Died:  March 17, 1926

About The Artist

Ambrose Gaines Stuart was born in August 1853 in Morristown, TN to parents Caswell Cobb and Maria Martin Worley Stuart. His mother was born on May 2, 1830 in Athens, TN; she passed away at the age of 81 on January 9, 1912. ... His father passed away in 1875.

He married Sallie Nelson on December 13, 1877. His wife passed away at the age of 37 in 1892, leavnig Ambrose a widower. Their children were Alex Nelson, Ambrose Gaines, Ben Renfro and George Elliot Stuart.

Promo Ad - Uncle Am Stuart - Sterchi Brothers - Knoxville, TN - September 1924
Promo Ad - Sterchi Brothers - Fiddlin' Records by Uncle Am Stuart - Knoxville, TN - July 1924
Obituary - Uncle Am Dies In Morristown - Knoxville - March 1926

Promo Ad - The Aeolian Company - Vocalion Red Records - Uncle Am Stuart - The Talking Machine World - August 1924

Credits & Sources

  • Georgia Bluegrass Blooming With Expanding Atteiram; May 25, 1974; The Billboard; Cincinnati, OH
  • Blue Grass Festival June 17-21 Drawing Acts By The Dozens; May 23, 1970; The Billboard; Cincinnati, OH
  • Nashville Scene; April 3, 1974; The Billboard; Cincinnati, OH
  • Historical Manse To House Bill Monroe's Memorabilia; October 20, 1973; The Billboard; Cincinnati, OH
  • Monroe Opens Nashville Club; Bill Morris; May 9, 1981; The Billboard; Cincinnati, OH
  • Nashville Scene; Chet Flippo; August 30, 1997; The Billboard; Cincinnati, OH

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Rec. No. Side Song Title
  3064 A Cumberland Gap
  3064 B Grey Eagle
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  14839 A Grey Eagle
  14839 B Cumberland Gap
  14840 A Waggoner
  14840 B Sourwood Mountain
  14841 A Sally Gooden
  14841 B Leather Breeches
  14843 A Billie In The Low Ground
  14843 B Rye Stra (The Unfortuate Dog)
  14846 A Old Liza Jane
  14846 B Forki Deer
  14888 A Dixie (with variations)
  14888 B Old Granny Rattle Trap
  14919 A Nigger In The Woodpile
  14919 B George Boker

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