Bill Monroe
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William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist, singer, and songwriter who created the style of music known as bluegrass. The genre takes its name from his band, the Blue Grass Boys, named for ...

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Biography

William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist, singer, and songwriter who created the style of music known as bluegrass. The genre takes its name from his band, the Blue Grass Boys, named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 69 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He is often referred to as the Father of Bluegrass.

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Bill Monroe & Doc Watson
Turkey in the Straw
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Turkey in the Straw Turkey in the Straw Turkey in the Straw Turkey in the Straw
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Christmas Time's A Comin'
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The ballad of Jed Clampett
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The ballad of Jed Clampett The ballad of Jed Clampett The ballad of Jed Clampett The ballad of Jed Clampett
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White House Blues
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White House Blues White House Blues White House Blues White House Blues
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Scotland
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The Essential Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys
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Biography

William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist, singer, and songwriter who created the style of music known as bluegrass. The genre takes its name from his band, the Blue Grass Boys, named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 69 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He is often referred to as the Father of Bluegrass.

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