Saturday, 24 October 2015

Bill Keith 1939 ~ 2015

Having just learned of Bill Keith's passing on the telephone, I am at a loss for words. Please read a fine news release from John Lawless at

Rest in Peace, Bill...

...and thanks for so many awesome all-night jam sessions throughout our decades together.

The gracious banjo maestro, Bill Keith, shaking hands with Jonny Cody after playing ‘Devil’s Dream’ together at a campsite during the Grey Fox Festival in July 2013 ~~ 50 years from the day that Bill first played it with Bill Monroe and The Blue Grass Boys.  [Photo by Fred Robbins]