Mar 282019
 

Melbourne “Mel” Bay (1913-1997) began his musical career at the age of 13 in his hometown of Bunker, Missouri. Largely self-taught, as a teen he performed on guitar, tenor banjo, Hawaiian guitar, ukulele, and mandolin. At 20, Bay moved to St. Louis seeking work as a professional sideman with traveling bands and on radio. To
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Source: Vintage Guitar – Magazine