Bill Monroe Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Rules for bluegrass living in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... music under any circumstances: "There are no drums in bluegrass." It's an easy enough rule to draw up, since Bill Monroe didn't use them in 1946-47 with Lester and Earl, etc. Neither did the first generation of bands that followed, at least not for ...

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  2. Bluegrass great dives into Hawaiian tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | SFGate

    Peter Rowan is one of the most prolific bluegrass musicians of the past half century, working with Bill Monroe , David Grisman and Jerry Garcia . He's also collaborated with his brothers, his daughter Amanda Rowan and Tony Rice.

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  3. Congratulations to Bob Mitchell for 400Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... artists who set the ground rules and who are now members of the Hall of Fame. I got my picture taken with Bill Monroe in 1975 and Johnny Cash in the 1950s. Unfortunately, I did not have a camera when I met Flatt and Scruggs. I now have 5 albums ...

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  4. New single and album from Kuykendall & HicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Rebel Records has news this week about their sophomore effort from Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks & Asheville Bluegrass, a vigorously traditional bluegrass outfit from western North Carolina that boasts contributions from a pair of highly seasoned veterans of the music. Fiddler Bobby Hicks has performed with nearly everyone who matters in bluegrass over his 60 plus year career, including stints with Bill Monroe and Ricky Skaggs.

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  5. Bill Clifton health updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | 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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  6. Estate Of Bill Monroe Offers Rare Ownership Of Prized PossessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Cybergrass

    Fans of the "Father of Bluegrass Music" have a unique opportunity to own the rights to the name and likeness to Bill Monroe. Regarded as the man who started the format, Monroe joined the WSM Grand Ole Opry in 1939, and was a member for almost six decades - until his passing in September 1996.

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  7. Augusta sets schedule for coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... to advanced mandolin players who want to hone in on techniques that achieve the classic bluegrass sound of Bill Monroe's mandolin. The class will meet from 6-7:15 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 3. For more information and to register, visit ...

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  8. John PrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Examiner.com

    ... before. His 1999 duets album In Spite of Ourselves earned a Grammy nomination. Wiseman has matched voices with Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Molly O'Day and many other greats. Thus it's little surprise that the two men sing together as easily as Fred ...

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  9. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #158 - 6-9-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Jun 1, 2017 | 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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  10. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #157 - 6-2-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    May 25, 2017 | 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. Country lovers Katie Moore and Andrew Horton find sweet harmonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... Six More Miles is a labour of love, and a thing of beauty, mixing road-worn country classics by Hank Williams, Bill Monroe and Lefty Frizzell with a couple of originals apiece from Moore and Horton. Their voices are a great match, her quivering ...

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  12. Full Frame XX: Far Western Is an Earnest, Intriguing Look at Country Music and Bluegrass in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Independent Weekly

    ... festival, a yearly hootenanny in Kumamoto that's hosted some of the biggest names in country and bluegrass: Bill Monroe, Ricky Skaggs, Dwight Yoakam, Emmylou Harris, and even Brad Paisley and the Dixie Chicks. And while the genres may be a ...

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  13. Mac Wiseman turns 92Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and Mac sang along as well. Wiseman has been a part of our music from its earliest days. He worked with both Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs in the 1940s and now, 70 years later, he's still writing and recording bluegrass. A new album from Mountain ...

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  14. Casey Campbell talks Mandolin Duets, Volume OneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    His father is the late Jimmy Campbell, a popular bluegrass fiddle player who graced stages with Bill Monroe, Jim & Jesse and The Sidemen, among others. His mother is Marcia Campbell Thomas, a member of the Grand Ole Opry Square Dancers since she was 12 years old, and a radio personality on WDKN, XM/Sirius and, currently, The All-Nighter with Marcia Campbell on 650AM WSM.

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  15. David Letterman's Interview With Elizabeth Cook: Six Things We LearnedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... then when you get to 'Will the Circle be Unbroken,' you're on your knees in tears. I also like the story [about] Bill Monroe, who was the king of bluegrass, if not the man who invented it. They wanted him desperately to be on the album. And he said, ...

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  16. Tomlinson hired at Jenny Wiley Theatre -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... by fiddlers like Kenny Baker, Curly Ray Cline, Paul Warren and Tommy Jackson. They played with folks like Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley, etc. The music that I'm playing in the show is more like bluegrass music meets classical music, with a New York ...

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  17. Milan Bluegrass Festival Adds Country Legend Gene WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Cybergrass

    Known as one of Bluegrass music's most popular and long-running events, the Milan Bluegrass Festival has added country music legend Gene Watson to this year's lineup of talent commemorating their 20th Anniversary under the leadership of Mark Gaynier. Founded in 1980, the Milan Bluegrass Festival located at KC Campground immediatley offered premier talent including the father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe.

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  18. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #156 - 5-26-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | 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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  19. The Spinney Brothers to quit the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Carolina, and the main stage at MerleFest to the Station Inn in Nashville, TN, and countless performances at Bill Monroe's iconic Bean Blossom festival in Bean Blossom, IN. During their career they have released 12 albums, on four of these - those ...

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  20. Ol' Man River is going back to Del FestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WWOZ

    ... it's 10th anniversary this year. Del has had a distinguished career in bluegrass music including playing with Bill Monroe. Some of you may have caught The Traveling McCoury's on the Fais Do Do stage at this years NOJ&HF, which is basically Del's ...

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