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  1. Bluegrass Winter Jam bands share common bondRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Plymouth on Saturday, have a lot in common musically. Their musical roots influences are bluegrass icons, like Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs and the Carter Family. "Bill Monroe is the father of what everyone considers bluegrass today," Jon Cumming said. ...

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  2. A Man Can Dream - Looking at 2015 Through Bluegrass Colored GlassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... Thile. Lady Gaga and Ralph Stanley win Best Song for the revamped "I'm Not A Man of Constant Sorrow Anymore." Bill Monroe must be spinning like a vinyl record in his grave. March - Bluegrass fans had practically turned blue in the face waiting for ...

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  3. Keystone's Winter Bluegrass Weekend stars Sierra Hull and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    ... player, a singer and a songwriter, she also has remarkable range, the potential to win over ears unfamiliar with Bill Monroe and give performances of broad cultural importance, as she's done at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the National ...

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  4. Nils Lofgren heads to the Sage Gateshead whilst King Creosote celebrates Burns NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... in music after making a self-recorded EP of her own songs. Her early influences ranged from bluegrass maestro Bill Monroe and Hank Williams to Tom Waits but she found herself tagged to the "Alt.country" category. Her later records featured friends ...

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  5. The Farm - Buddy Merriam & BackroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Buddy Merriam has been recognized for decades as among the most authentic practitioners of the mandolin style pioneered by Bill Monroe in the 1940s. For 34 years now Buddy has traveled with his band, Back Roads, across his native New England, along the eastern seaboard, and across much of the United States.

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  6. specialconsensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    ... demand for more they closed the gig with a look back to the earliest days of bluegrass with a firey version of Bill Monroe's Can't You Hear Me Callin' . And you could still hear us calling for more long after they had packed away their instruments. ...

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  7. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #34 - 1-22-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | 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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  8. Catch the Junior Blankenship Band at Carter Fold SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... of recording with such greats as George Jones, Vince Gill, Emmy Lou Harris, Tom T. Hall, Dwight Yoakam, and Bill Monroe. Still playing the old traditional style music with a mix of more modern music, Junior has formed his own band - the Junior ...

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  9. Behind The Mic with Charles HayesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Some folks, when asked to define bluegrass music, might simply hand you a picture of Bill Monroe. Others might put forth an argument about banjos, or harmonies, or electric instruments.

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  10. Ray Hicks passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | 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. It's time, as ...

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  11. I Wanna Sugar Baby - The Moore BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... jamgrass. There's no denying the musicians' talent, however. More familiar to most bluegrass fans will be a few Bill Monroe covers, though still with some strong progressive overtones. Can't You Hear Me Calling is pretty straightforward, although ...

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  12. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #33 - 1-15-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | 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. Live: Tommy Edwards and Andrew Marlin have fast-picked, sold-out fun in RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... of the show, with banjos appearing on folk standards "Worried Man Blues" and "Bury Me Beneath the Willow Tree." Bill Monroe songs anchored the set: "The Gold Rush," "Foggy Mountain Top" and "Big Mon" were all delivered in a manner that would've made ...

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  14. Monroe Crossing Releasing New Album Because You AskedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... to have it out real soon. In fact, the band has already shipped the tracks off for pressing! Named in honor of Bill Monroe, "The Father of Bluegrass Music," Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass ...

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  15. Flashback: Watch Elvis Presley Master the Nashville Sound With Cochran HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | RollingStone

    Known to many as the King of Rock & Roll, Presley was just as schooled in the twangy sounds of Nashville as he was in the rhythm & blues of his native Tupelo, Mississippi, and Memphis. Many of his early rockabilly hits were bona fide country or bluegrass songs, like Bill Monroe's "Blue Moon of Kentucky," but it was in the often underappreciated Seventies sequins period where Presley dove headfirst into country music.

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  16. Hotlist: Elvis Presley at 80- Birth of a legend at SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... flip side of his first Sun single, "That's All Right" -- a bluesy reinvention of a downbeat bluegrass waltz by Bill Monroe. And much like "That's All Right," the decision to record it was spawned by someone just screwing around in the studio (this ...

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  17. The Elders of Country MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... became one of the most celebrated bluegrass outfits in the history of the genre. The brothers soon came to rival Bill Monroe, the big dog of the bluegrass world at the end of World War II. The Stanleys recorded for the eclectic King Records label ...

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  18. Grand Ole Opry member coming to The DixieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... love him, so we're thrilled to bring him back to our stage." from the Dixie. When the father of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe, brought Skaggs onto his stage at a concert in Martha, Ky. in 1960, he would have no way of knowing what a lasting impact ...

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  19. Laurie Lewis and Kathy Kallick Sing the Songs of Vern & RayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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. Well, we've come to ...

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  20. Brushfire Stankgrass plays at BearWatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... while acknowledging the new ground broken and standards set by their bluegrass forefathers. "At one point, Bill Monroe had to put a name to his music, it was something different from country and folk, so he called it Bluegrass," Will Saylor said. ...

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