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Can't You Hear Me Callin'
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Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel #8)
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Six White Horses
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Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys

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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. The musical genre took its name from the Blue Grass Boys, and Monroe's music forever has defined the sound of classical bluegrass -- a five-piece ... Read more

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