Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery was born in Rinhard, Iowa. He began his musical
career playing banjo-uke that he won in a subscription contest for the Des
Moines Tribune. When his younger brother abandoned the banjo, Marvin
became interested in the Tenor banjo.
The Scintillating Banjo of "Smokey" Montgomery
Mr. Banjo Himself In His Banjo Capers
Bluebonnet Recording Studios
"Mostly Banjo" by Marvin Smokey Montgomery
It's Great To Be Pickin'
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