Spencer Moore Passes At 92
June 9, 2011 at 9:17 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of Country and folk singer SPENCER MOORE who passed away on JUNE 5th at age 92. MOORE, who is considered one of the founding fathers of BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN music, died at a nursing home in CHILHOWIE, VA.
MOORE was well known for his songs, “Jimmy Sutton,” and “The Girl I Left Behind,” which were recorded by ALAN LOMAX and SHIRLEY COLLINS. His only solo recording album was released in 2007, after JOSH ROSENTHAL from TOMPKINS SQUARE recorded a self-titled album of songs by MOORE.
Funeral services were held on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7th.