Bill Monroe And The Bluegrass Boys


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6 hours ago Bill Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist who helped create the style of music known as bluegrass.The genre takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys", named for Monroe's …

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William Smith Monroe was an American mandolinist, singer, and songwriter, who created the bluegrass music genre. Because of this, he is often called the "Father of Bluegrass".
The genre takes its name from his band, the Blue Grass Boys, who named their group for the bluegrass of Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performi…

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Just Now Bill Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist who helped create the style of music known as bluegrass. The genre takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys", named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader.

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6 hours ago Monroe's band the Bluegrass Boys was also a training ground for some of the most celebrated pickers in the game, including Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Carter Stanley, Mac Wiseman, and many more. And His Bluegrass Boys 1950-1958 is a four-disc box set that features 97 tracks from the group's run in the '50s, with appearances by Jimmy Martin

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3 hours ago The original recording of Bluegrass Breakdown by Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys, featuring Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and Chubby Wise. Earl Scruggs was

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2 hours ago Remembered as the “Father of Bluegrass Music,” Bill Monroe is better understood as a master chef or chemist, blending earlier musical elements into an exciting new form. With Earl Scruggs’ entry into the Blue Grass …

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6 hours ago A Tribute to Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. In 1938, Bill Monroe and his brother Charlie broke up their successful duet act, the Monroe Brothers. That same year Bill formed his own band, the Blue Grass Boys. In 1939 he joined the Grand Ole Opry and was a member until his death in 1996. For more than half a century, being a Blue Grass Boy was

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5 hours ago The Monroe brothers are a duo made up of Bill Monroe and his brother Charlie Monroe. In 1929, Monroe moved to Indiana to work at an oil refinery with his bro Bill Monroe And His Blue Grass Boys updated their cover photo.

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3 hours ago https://amzn.to/2kAsOUd "I'm Working on a Building" (single) Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys *MP3 download* from album "Live Recordings 1956-1969: Off the

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5 hours ago Bill Monroe is the father of bluegrass. He invented the style, invented the name, and for the great majority of the 20th century, embodied the art form. Beginning with his Blue Grass Boys in the '40s, Monroe defined a hard-edged style of country that emphasized instrumental virtuosity, close vocal harmonies, and a fast, driving tempo.

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3 hours ago I n 1938, Bill Monroe and his brother Charlie broke up their successful duet act, the Monroe Brothers. Throughout the 1930s, Monroe continued absorbing black and white musical traditions, closing in on the style that would become bluegrass. In 1938, Bill formed his own band, the Blue Grass Boys (named after his home state of Kentucky.)

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3 hours ago This item: And His Bluegrass Boys 1950-1958. by Bill Monroe Audio CD. $24.79. Only 2 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by …

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7 hours ago Bill Monroe is the father of bluegrass. He invented the style, invented the name, and for the great majority of the 20th century, embodied the art form. Beginning with his Blue Grass Boys in the '40s, Monroe defined a hard-edged style of country that emphasized instrumental virtuosity, close vocal harmonies, and a fast, driving tempo.

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Just Now Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys. The above photo is from about 1946!! From left to right are: Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Lester and Earl recorded 28 songs with Bill Monroe in four recording sessions. The first …

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4 hours ago Bill Monroe of Rosine, Kentucky (pop. 200) had just 9 charted Billboard hits from 1946-1959. There is vastly more to his career than that statistic. It certainly …

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Did bill monroe play with the blue grass boys?

A profile of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, listing all known members of the band, dates, and instruments played. A Tribute to Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys In 1938, Bill Monroe and his brother Charlie broke up their successful duet act, the Monroe Brothers. That same year Bill formed his own band, the Blue Grass Boys.

How did bill monroe shape bluegrass music?

For more than half a century, Bill Monroe songs helped shape bluegrass with his mandolin playing blended with his high, lonesome singing and, of course, the prowess of his band, the Blue Grass Boys.

Where did bill monroe start the bluegrass festival?

In 1967, Monroe himself founded an annual bluegrass festival at Bean Blossom in southern Indiana, a park he had purchased in 1951, which routinely attracted a crowd of thousands; a double LP from the festival featuring Monroe, Jimmy Martin, Lester Flatt, and Jim and Jesse was released in 1973.

What genre did bill monroe play in?

The genre takes its name from his band, the Blue Grass Boys, named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 69 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. East Tennessee Blues played by Bill Monroe on mandolin and Doc Watson on guitar.

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