Roy Lanham was an American western swing guitarist and bandleader. He was known for his virtuosic playing and his ability to play in a wide range of styles, including swing, jazz & country. Lanham was a highly sought-after session musician and performer, and he played with many of the top artists and bands of his era, including Bing Crosby, Patsy Cline. Despite his significant contributions to the world of western swing and country music, Lanham is not as well known as some of his contemporary musicians, but his playing continues to inspire and influence musicians today.
Notable Recordings :
- Blues, stay away from me (1949)
- Hillbilly Boogie (1946)
- Sizzling Strings (1958-1963)