Edward Efaw is better known as Beanpole. At the age of 22, he started his
own band. The name is the band was Jug Head and Beanpole and the Bluegrass
Ramblers. Although the Bluegrass Ramblers played bluegrass music, they
were best known for their comedian act. In the early 1960's he changed the
name of the band to The Bluegrass Mountaineers.
Beanpole plays Rhythm Guitar and sings Lead and Harmony Vocals. He is an
avid songwriter, which supplies the Bluegrass Mountaineers with plenty of
material to perform.
Beanpole has 6 children, 11 grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren.