-Jim loves blueberry pie and hates beets!-

Jim Lilly was raised in and still lives near Elkton, Virginia.  He started playing banjo and acoustic guitar in his twenties, and was mainly influenced by two bluegrass groups, ‘The Stanley Brothers’ and ‘Flatt and Scruggs’.  Jim now prefers playing his acoustic guitar and singing Old-Time Mountain Music.  Jim has written and recorded several songs about the Blue Ridge Mountains and the people who still live there, including ‘Singing On The Mountainside’ and ‘The Miner’s Song’.