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The Chattanoogan
David Davis And Warrior River Boys Play Bluegrass May 61930's, his father and two uncles played and sung in the brother style traditio
David Davis And Warrior River Boys Play Bluegrass May 6
The Chattanoogan / Posted an hour ago
1930's, his father and two uncles played and sung in the brother style traditions of early Country music. Uncle Cleo joined Bill Monroe as the very first Bluegrass Boy in 1938. David's father, Leddell, went off to WWII and lost his right hand in a... Read more
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examiner.com
Charlie Daniels in his 80th year, still feisty and full of great musicKansas ... but of course I knew who he was because they played his music on the
Charlie Daniels in his 80th year, still feisty and full of great music
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Kansas ... but of course I knew who he was because they played his music on the radio. ESC: Did you ever cross paths with Bill Monroe? CD: Not until I started playing the Grand Old Opry. CD: Oh, yeah. Absolutely a legend in my mind, 'cause I cut... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Spring Festival Season Evolvesthe audience and nailing them with effortless grace and a delighted grin. Once
Spring Festival Season Evolves
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
the audience and nailing them with effortless grace and a delighted grin. Once a singer and guitarist for genre godfather Bill Monroe, McCoury and his leaping tenor stand as a living link to the true core of bluegrass. Another architect of his... Read more
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The News & Observer
Historic woods carry on custom turkey call-making traditionout the calls of a turkey hen, he uses violin bow rosin. “I got the rosin from
Historic woods carry on custom turkey call-making tradition
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
out the calls of a turkey hen, he uses violin bow rosin. “I got the rosin from a fiddle maker who built fiddles for Bill Monroe, a famous musician in the Grand Ol’ Oprey. It takes so little rosin that I have enough for fifty lifetimes. A... Read more
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examiner.com
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck shine a bright spectacle at the Rymanmore Segovia and Corea bringing Herbie Hancock along with his damper playing. S
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck shine a bright spectacle at the Ryman
examiner.com / Posted 11 days ago
more Segovia and Corea bringing Herbie Hancock along with his damper playing. Sonically amazing. The highlights were the Bill Monroe “Jerusalem Ridge,” and two sonata’s from Dominic Scalati that Corea literally took to another realm. If you get... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
River parade, Carrie Underwood and 18 more things to do in San Antonio this weekdoing, considering it is Keen’s first bluegrass effort. But he’s been a fan of
River parade, Carrie Underwood and 18 more things to do in San Antonio this week
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
doing, considering it is Keen’s first bluegrass effort. But he’s been a fan of the genre since as a child he first watched Bill Monroe sing “Mule Skinner Blues” at the Grand Ole Opry on TV. He finally got around to recording some of his favorite... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Fleck, Corea mesmerizing at Hanover Theatrescores.They riffed their way through tunes and songs hatched by themselves and
Fleck, Corea mesmerizing at Hanover Theatre
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
scores.They riffed their way through tunes and songs hatched by themselves and others as diverse as Dominico Scarlatti and Bill Monroe. Yes, it was “esoteric,” but also insinuating, then beguiling, then mesmerizing, and the large crowd nearly... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Bluegrass band Blue Highway gives smooth drive in Palm Beachfor a While, a tribute to the victims of Sept. 11. He also showcased his high r
Bluegrass band Blue Highway gives smooth drive in Palm Beach
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
for a While, a tribute to the victims of Sept. 11. He also showcased his high range on Wicked Path of Sin, his tribute to Bill Monroe, the father of bluegrass. While Taylor, Lane and Stafford handled the lead vocal duties, all five members of the... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Flagler Museum hosts bluegrass bands in its pavilionbluegrass tune, featuring vocals from Buddy Robertson, with vocal stylings not
Flagler Museum hosts bluegrass bands in its pavilion
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
bluegrass tune, featuring vocals from Buddy Robertson, with vocal stylings not unlike that of the great bluegrass hero Bill Monroe. Unfortunately, the Flagler Pavilion’s boomy acoustics meant that the majority of words, sung and spoken, would... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Getting 'Foggy' in Barrie: SEE VIDEOSmusic on the mandolin. His playing with the the Foggy Hogtown Boys is rooted in
Getting 'Foggy' in Barrie: SEE VIDEOS
Barrie Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
music on the mandolin. His playing with the the Foggy Hogtown Boys is rooted in the Monroe school, the founder of which (Bill Monroe) is considered to be the Louis Armstrong of bluegrass. Collins is also a sound engineer and producer, which... Read more
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Philly.com
Peter Wolf, here Friday, on being witness to (and part of) rock's rolling historyBronx - WDWW, from West Virginia - that almost always played bluegrass," he say
Peter Wolf, here Friday, on being witness to (and part of) rock's rolling history
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
Bronx - WDWW, from West Virginia - that almost always played bluegrass," he says. "It really stuck with me, as did meeting Bill Monroe. This band of mine would play acoustic every show and throw in Monroe numbers. One night, we just started kidding... Read more
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The Columbian
Spring chinook fishing to close a day earlythere are ‘’tens of 1,000s’’ fishing the Columbia River. “It’s just incredibly
Spring chinook fishing to close a day early
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
there are ‘’tens of 1,000s’’ fishing the Columbia River. “It’s just incredibly important,’’ Woolsey said about Saturday. Bill Monroe Jr., an Oregon guide, said one day is too short a notice to close early. “It’s very short notice and very tough... Read more
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The Advocate
BR Daylily Society to meet Saturdaywith the program starting at 10:30. Meals can be ordered from the regular lunc
BR Daylily Society to meet Saturday
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
with the program starting at 10:30. Meals can be ordered from the regular lunch menu and is Dutch treat. A free plant will be provided to all new members. Seating is very limited. Please RSVP to Bill Monroe at wcm@monroecorie.com or (225) 937-... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Dawne Gee's Derby Diaryday was immortalized in the folk song "Molly and Ten Broek" by proud Kentuckian
Dawne Gee's Derby Diary
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 25 days ago
day was immortalized in the folk song "Molly and Ten Broek" by proud Kentuckians Tom T. Hall and the Father of Bluegrass Bill Monroe. It is also known as "The Racehorse song." In 1889, controversy found its way on to the track as well. It was... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Bluegrass brunch brightens morningI played some bluegrass brunches. This isn�t the earliest I have played, but it
Bluegrass brunch brightens morning
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 30 days ago
I played some bluegrass brunches. This isn�t the earliest I have played, but it�s early.� It was while listening to the Bill-Monroe sound in the hometown of folk singers Amelia Curran and the late great Ron Hynes that Moss came up with hosting a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Long, musical journey of Ry Cooder coming to Ponte Vedragreat banjo playing. I bought myself a Mastertone banjo and figured I could le
Long, musical journey of Ry Cooder coming to Ponte Vedra
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
great banjo playing. I bought myself a Mastertone banjo and figured I could learn this three-finger roll. One night, Bill Monroe was there. I went and he said “Son, you just ain’t ready.” And I wasn’t. But it got me. The three-part,... Read more

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