ABOUT LYNDEL RHODES
Lyndel Rhodes was born into the musical family of Ruby and McKinley Tate on February 20th, 1924 in Perry County, TN. When she was 2 or 3 years old, her family moved to Lexington, TN in Henderson County. She remembers that when she was very young, her dad kept an old banjo hanging from a nail on the wall. He would take it down and play songs alone, but occasionally other folks who played instruments would stop by; and the music would ring out through their home.