The Lewis Family Biography

The Lewis Family is known to many of their fans as “The First Family of Bluegrass Gospel”. The group originated from Lincolnton, a modest Georgia community (some 1,500 residents) located in the northeastern portions of Georgia, close to the South Carolina state line. Lincolnton is named after Benjamin Lincoln, a Revolutionary War general, and the Lewis…

The First Family of Bluegrass Gospel

The Lewis Family is known for their distinctive sound emphasized by the often hilariously blazing banjo virtuoso Little Roy Lewis. Another characteristic is the enormous bass drum, accompanied by the phenomenal vocal harmonies by the Lewis daughters who were always identically dressed. For several decades, the Lewis Family dominated the Georgia bluegrass festival scene, and…

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More information about the Lewis Family can be found here: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/lewis-family http://www.sgmradio.com/2010/11/02/learn-more-about-the-people-in-your-music/ http://www.bluegrassmuseum.org/the-lewis-family/ http://www.thelewisfamilymusic.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lewis_Family Check also these great infographics: