Stringbean

US banjo player Dave Akeman. Born 17 June 1915. Died 10 November 1973
Stringbean
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1915-06-17
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Stringbean

Stringbean Biography (Wikipedia)

David Akeman (June 17, 1915 – November 10, 1973) better known as Stringbean (or String Bean), was an American singer-songwriter, musician, comedian, actor and semiprofessional baseball player best known for his role as a main cast member on the hit television show, Hee Haw, and as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Akeman was well-known for his "old-fashioned" banjo-picking style, careful mix of comedy and music, and his memorable stage wardrobe (which consisted of a long nightshirt tucked into a pair of short blue jeans belted around his knees— giving him the comical appearance of a very tall man with stubby legs). Akeman and his wife were murdered by burglars in their rural Tennessee home near Ridgtop In 1973.

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