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  1. The return of Mr Bluegrass MannersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... just because: In view of the intent of maintaining all the drive, passion, power and originality of his music, Bill Monroe is said to have commented, 'Boys, don't ever end on a low chord, always end on a high chord'. The interpretation being, I ...

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  2. Buddy Merriam health updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... nal) 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.

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  3. The Egg Announces Two New ConcertsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Nippertown!

    Bluegrass great Del McCoury met mandolin master David Grisman at the first show that McCoury ever played with Bill Monroe in the spring of 1963 at NYU. Three years later, Del & Dawg played their first duo gig together at RPI in Troy and through the years they have shared the stage at venues and festivals across the country.

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  4. Buddy Merriam to undergo surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... nal) 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.

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  5. Gary McMahan on film (and in person) in Cork TODAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    John Nyhan sends this special news: The presentation on Bill Monroe [ see the BIB for 10 Oct. ] went very well. There was a great crowd.

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  6. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #177 - 10-20-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | 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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  7. Tom Paley funeral arrangementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... nal) 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.

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  8. The Father of Bluegrass: a presentation by John Nyhan, 13 Oct. 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    Thanks to John Nyhan for the news that he will be presenting a talk, 'Bill Monroe - The Father of Bluegrass - his life and music' this coming Friday, 13 October , from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in the Rory Gallagher Music Library , 57-61 Grand Parade, Cork city. Everyone is welcome, not just lovers of bluegrass only, as Bill Monroe - as well as being a member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame - is also a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame .

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  9. Joel Mabus Returns To Woods HoleRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 8 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... the 1960s, when friends were listening to rock & roll, he was more interested in banjo legends Earl Scruggs and Bill Monroe. Mr. Mabus's first instrument was the family mandolin, which he took up at age 9. He later added guitar, banjo and, in ...

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  10. Oct8SunRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | JewishTucson

    ... Bluegrass outfit, fresh off the release tour for their newest EP, "I Would Fly", which included performances at Bill Monroe's historic Bean Blossom park, the International Bluegrass Music Association's conference in North Carolina, Kentucky's ...

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  11. Legendary musician kicks off golf classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | News Tribune

    ... "They are just moving with the times, I guess. But I am more of a traditionalist, growing up to people like Bill Monroe of the Bluegrass Boys and Minnie Pearl," Pride said. "Don't get me wrong, I like all good music and songs, but I am a ...

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  12. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #176 - 10-13-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 5 | 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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  13. ARSC recognizes Curly Seckler bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... nal) 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.

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  14. Post-IBMA coming down regimenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... cheese, drink one shot of moonshine from a questionable source, and listen to the original 1947 recording of Bill Monroe's It's Mighty Dark to Travel . Chris Jones wears many hats in his bluegrass career. In addition to leading his own band, with ...

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  15. Collector specializes in bluegrass memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... sitting at the merch table afterward, I'd be the guy asking old-timers, 'Did you ever see Flatt & Scruggs? Or Bill Monroe with Flatt & Scruggs?' Not many had, and even fewer took pictures, because cameras were rare back then. But from asking every ...

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  16. Front CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | Bluegrass Unlimited

    ... with "T.H.A.T.S." (The Humpback And The Sloth) and "Sometimes It Does," a title derived from a story about Bill Monroe. According to the liner notes, "Legend has it that the first E string of his mandolin kept getting caught under one of the frets ...

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  17. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #175 - 10-6-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | 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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  18. Flashback: Bill Monroe's 'Blue Moon of Kentucky' Inspires Elvis, BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | RollingStone

    In the mid-1940s, Kentucky-born musician Bill Monroe was a regular member of the Grand Ole Opry, famed for hopped-up versions of such tunes as Jimmie Rodgers' "Mule Skinner Blues." Recording for RCA Victor at the time, in December 1945 the mandolin master welcomed a new member into his band, banjo player Earl Scruggs, who, along with guitarist Lester Flatt, fiddler Chubby Wise and bass player Howard Watts, would revolutionize country music, taking the Scots-Irish influence of mountain music and skillfully performing it – at breakneck pace – as a cohesive unit.

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  19. Kathy Kallick Band brings blazing bluegrass to The PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Daily Democrat

    In bluegrass circles, there's ongoing debate about and rivalry between adherents of traditional, Bill Monroe-style music and other musicians' eager willingness to blend in more contemporary influences. And then there are some bands, such as the Kathy Kallick Band, that move right past the talk to deliver music both traditional and contemporary with authority and flourish.

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  20. Japan's Bluegrass 45 at Birthplace of Country Music Museum Oct 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Cybergrass

    ... festivals and that eventually led to sharing the stage with bluegrass and country names from Loretta Lynn, Bill Monroe, and Dr. Ralph Stanley, to Roy Orbison, Merle Haggard, and Roger Miller. Upon their return to Japan, the members of the band were ...

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