Articles tagged bill monroe

The Del McCoury Band: Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe

As authentic as you can get, a true tribute by a man who deserves one of his own.

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Del McCoury Band: 16 July 2011 - New York

The Del McCoury Band visited City Winery in preparation of their show with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band there later this week.

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The Secret Sisters: The Secret Sisters

Could the Secret Sisters be the saviors of country music?

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18 Dec 2009 // 8:33 AM

Bill Monroe’s mandolin continues to make history

OWENSBORO, Ky. — A 7-inch mandolin headstock veneer defaced by Bill Monroe nearly half a century ago sold at auction Dec. 3 for $37,500. That’s $5,357.15 an inch.

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Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music

Informative and educational, intriguing and entertaining, part American history lesson, part biography and part concert film.

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When William Smith Monroe was born on Sept. 13, 1911, few people other than the neighbors of James Buchanan “Buck” and Malissa Vandiver Monroe knew about it.

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12 Oct 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Bill Monroe: Anthology

Bill Monroe is the root of all the branches that make up contemporary bluegrass music. Whether you’re speaking about Ricky Skaggs, Lester Flatt, Earl

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Bill Monroe, Live From Mountain Stage

Bill Monroe is one of those rare figures in the history of music credited with inventing a genre.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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