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  1. Bluegrass music has an interesting local historyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Tomahawk Online

    ... played the fiddle. Charlie and sister Bertha played guitar. Bill learned to play the mandolin by the age of 10. Bill Monroe's parents died when he was young and he went to live with his uncle Pendleton Vanderver who was a known locally as a very ...

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  2. Rebel To Release New Retrospective on The Traditional GrassRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cybergrass

    ... Boys from Indiana. Through his radio programs Paul had direct contact with nearly everyone in the business, from Bill Monroe and The Osborne Brothers to Jimmy Martin and Red Allen ? he knew them all and had absorbed their music inside out. By the ...

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  3. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #66 - 9-4-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Monday | A-Infos Radio Project

    Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull. The program is posted here in two sections for broadcasters to insert breaks for station identification, etc.

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  4. Full Wide Open Bluegrass Free StreetFest Schedule ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Cybergrass

    ... band with Jerron 'Blind Boy' Paxton & The Down Hill Strugglers, to traditional bluegrass performed by one of Bill Monroe's former Blue Grass Boys - fiddler Bobby Hicks, to the modern stylings of Special Consensus, to the future of bluegrass by way ...

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  5. Bean Blossom Blues Fest continues a 100-year-old tradition of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... Festival in Brown County. It is the perfect setting. Brown County has been the perfect backdrop for music since Bill Monroe started the Jamboree over 70 years ago. Seventeen years ago, bluegrass made way for the blues. Now you could hear the blues ...

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  6. Peter Rowan comes to Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | West Hawaii Today

    The father of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe said that bluegrass music has brought more people together, and made more friends, than any music in the world. On Friday, Kona residents will make new friends as bluegrass musician and composer Peter Rowan takes the stage at Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu before heading to Hilo for a Saturday show at The Polynesian Room.

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  7. 5 things not to miss at the Bluegrass Festival in Salem CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NJ.com

    ... director of the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, said the festival was started in 1972 by Bluegrass pioneers Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley. "It was there event and we help out," Goldstein said. "It outgrew the Delaware location in the 1990s and ...

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  8. Bluegrass Music Across the Great Urban-Rural DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Cybergrass

    ... challenge is real. A bigger audience should equate to higher revenues for bands. Bluegrass was born in 1939 by Bill Monroe, according to common historians. That was over 3/4 of a century ago. It is probably about time to bring some newer concepts ...

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  9. What made it so specialRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    ... at Fincastle, VA, on the Labor Day weekend (Friday 3-Sunday 5 September) of 1965 by Carlton Haney, with Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, the Stanley Brothers, Don Reno, Red Smiley, Clyde Moody, Howdy Forrester, Earl Taylor, Bill Emerson, Mac Wiseman, Doc ...

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  10. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #65 - 8-28-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull. The program is posted here in two sections for broadcasters to insert breaks for station identification, etc.

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  11. Father's House video from MipsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Bluegrass Blog

    North Carolina has produced its share of celebrated folk musicians, especially from the western Appalachian region. Much of what we know as bluegrass today percolated in those hills, just as it did in Bill Monroe's Kentucky.

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  12. We've Lost that Loving Feeling: What Happened to the Music?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Cybergrass

    ... as artists strive for the perfection. They don't realize that their perfection is what hurts their sound. Before Bill Monroe created Bluegrass music, very similar styles already existed. 3-Finger style banjo existed before Earl Scruggs invented it. ...

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  13. Mandolin iBook from Adam TannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... who want to focus mostly on instrumental music, but are looking for something beyond Blackberry Blossom and Bill Monroe tunes. Tanner addressed the issue of creating this iBook as exclusively available on Apple products, something he said many ...

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  14. 3 more Heritage Collection releases from Rural RhythmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Jim Eanes also got his start performing as a featured vocalist with Flatt & Scruggs, and taking a job with Bill Monroe before launching a solo career in 1949. By the time he cut Jim Eanes with Red Smiley & The Bluegrass Cut-Ups in 1968, he was ...

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  15. Patsy Stoneman RememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and Bluegrass Europe. He wrote the annotated series I'm On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011. I think we may have a ...

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  16. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #64 - 8-21-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Music for the Mountain is a weekly bluegrass radio program featuring that hard-driving bluegrass sound, with classic and new tunes running the gamut from Bill Monroe to Sierra Hull. The program is posted here in two sections for broadcasters to insert breaks for station identification, etc.

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  17. PulaskiFest to include music, food and funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Southwest Times

    ... to the program. Mixed in with their own tunes, will be driving instrumentals and classic songs from Patsy Cline, Bill Monroe, the Judds and more.

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  18. Bill Keith & Larry Sparks to be Inducted to IBMA Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Cybergrass

    ... the essential starting point for anybody wanting to learn the Scruggs Style of 3-finger picking. As a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, Keith introduced the world to his melodic-chromatic style. During this part of his career, he was also ...

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  19. Dale Ann Bradley's "Pocket Full of Keys" Tops Roots Music Report ChartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Cybergrass

    ... around the world this summer, including her album release party at The Station Inn in Nashville, the 49th annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom (Indiana) Bluegrass Festival and The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in Renfro Valley. She just returned from the ...

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  20. Time for Action - an open letter to IBMARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... the point of these debates has been whether or not acoustic string music related, but not identical to what Bill Monroe created, should be a part of what the organization promotes and serves. Big tent conversations (at times, battles) have slowly ...

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