Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys

Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys

Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys

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Top Songs

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Blue Moon Of Kentucky
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Uncle Pen [Single Version]
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Molly & Tenbrooks [1957 Single Version]
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Gotta Travel On
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Rocky Road Blues

Albums

  • Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys Selected Favorites, Vol. 2

    Mar 2011 • 16 songs

  • The Definitive Collection

    Apr 2005 • 22 songs

  • Live At Mechanics Hall

    Oct 2004 • 19 songs

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Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys

Biography

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 acoustic string band, playing precisely and rapidly, switching solos and singing in a plaintive, hig...
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