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Johnny Gimble (1926–2015)

Johnny Gimble was born on May 30, 1926 in Tyler, Texas, USA as John Paul Gimble. He was an actor, known for Honeysuckle Rose (1980), Honkytonk Man (1982) and Finding North (1998). He was married to Barbara. He died on May 9, 2015 in Marble Falls, Texas. See full bio »


(age 88) in Marble Falls, Texas, USA

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Honeysuckle Rose
Honeysuckle Rose Reunion Band Member
Honkytonk Man
Honkytonk Man Bob Wills
Finding North
Finding North Soundtrack
1918 Soundtrack


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 1985 Alamo Bay
Band Member
 1984 Songwriter
Fiddle Player
 1982 Honkytonk Man
Bob Wills
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose
Reunion Band Member
 1969 From Nashville with Music
Johnny Gimble
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 1998 Finding North (performer: "Black and White Rag")
 1985 1918 (performer: "There's a Long, Long Trail", "Keep the Home Fires Burning")
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose (arranger: "Jumpin' Cotton Eyed Joe") / (performer: "Fiddlin' Around", "Jumpin' Cotton Eyed Joe") / (writer: "Fiddlin' Around")
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 1982 Liar's Moon (composer: additional music)
 1975 Mackintosh and T.J. (musician: fiddle)
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 1997 Willie Nelson: Down Home (TV Movie)
 1988 22nd Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Performer
 1980 The Val Doonican Music Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.5 (1980) ... Himself
- Episode #4.3 (1980) ... Himself
 1976 Sing Country 1976 (TV Movie)
Himself - Performer
 1975 9th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special)
 1957 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short)
Himself - Fiddler
- Episode #1.12 (1957) ... Himself - Fiddler (uncredited)
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 2016 The 58th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Movie)
Himself - In Memoriam

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Play every chance you get and be real lucky!


Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (under the category Early Influence) in 1999 (as a member of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys). See more »

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