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... Black's memoir of his years playing with Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys is reviewed (University of Illinois Press). ...
... Wagner reviews a live recording of bluegrass music by Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys (Copper Creek Records). ...
... Extensive profile and tribute to bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, leader of his band the Blue Grass ... Monroe, the author's recounting of the first time he saw Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys at a festival ... in 1972, how he is portrayed in the documentary "High Lonesome," and the author's musings on what it is like to be a Blue Grass Boy. ...
... and lists the great fiddlers who played in his Blue Grass Boys band. Notes that Monroe's influence has filtered down to commercial country, folk, and pop. ... Reports that mandolinist Bill Monroe, the father of the bluegrass music genre, died on September 9 ... , 1996, at age 84. Describes Monroe as one of the most important influences in 20th-century music ...
... Lowinger's memoir of life with Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys is reviewed (U of Illinois P). ...
... A compilation recording of bluegrass music featuring 25 songs by Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys is reviewed (Universal Advance CD). ...
... The piece "Monroe's Hornpipe," performed by Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, is discussed, and tablature for it is included. ...
... . Comments on the significance of Monroe's 70-year career including the influence of his Blue Grass Boys ... Reports on the death of bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe on September 9, 1996, at the age of 84 ... . Describes his funeral service at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, the former home of the Grand Ole Opry. ...
... Presley, and noted the importance of his band Blue Grass Boys as a "finishing school" for promising bluegrass musicians. ... Obituary for legendary bluegrass pioneer and mandolinist Bill Monroe, who died on September 9 ...
... tradition. Discusses Rowan's playing with the Blue Grass Boys, his playing style and his numerous recordings. ... pioneer Bill Monroe on his career and the hope that Monroe had for Rowan to carry on the bluegrass ... Presents a profile of bluegrass mandolinist Peter Rowan who discusses the influence of bluegrass ...
... focuses on the events that led to Bill Monreoe welcoming Keith into the Bluegrass Boys. ... The author presents an excerpt from an upcoming biography of the late banjo player Bill Keith. It ...
... his own music and when he played with Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, his approach to selecting ... and arranging tunes for his band The Grass Is Greener, and covers other topics. ... techniques in his approach to bluegrass fiddling. The artist talks about using classical elements in ...
... Provides tablature for the playing of banjo player Vic Jordan with Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass ... Boys on the song "Gold Rush" as it was recorded by the band in 1967. Jordan discusses how the Boys ... had not played the tune live before recording it, why the 1967 recording is relaxed compared to other ...
... Obituary for legendary bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, who died at the age of 84 on September 9 ... , 1996. Provides an overview of his musical career along with currently available Monroe box sets and other recordings. ...
... includes discussion of his role as leader of the Blue Grass Boys. ... Tribute to bluegrass great Bill Monroe. Includes biographical information such as details of his ...
... of 76. Tells that Forrester played accordion and sang with Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys beginning in 1943. ... Announces the death of accordionist/vocalist Sally Ann Forrester on November 18, 1999 at the age ...
... playing by choosing Earl Scruggs as his banjo player in the Blue Grass Boys from 1945-1948. ... Pays tribute to the late legendary bluegrass pioneer and mandolinist Bill Monroe. Examines his ... seminal influence on bluegrass and why Monroe played an important role in the evolution of banjo ...
... Bluegrass bassist and guitarist Johnny Vipperman, formerly of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, died ... on January 16, 2007, at the age of 77. His career is briefly discussed. ...
... , examines his seminal role in the creation of bluegrass with his band the Blue Grass Boys, and covers related topics. ... Obituary for legendary bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, who died five days before his 85th birthday ...
... Grass Boys. Notes that other performers influenced by Monroe, such as Earl Scruggs, succeeded more ... Profiles mandolinist and founder of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe. Discusses Monroe's upbringing in ... Kentucky, his early band with his brother Charlie, and the rise to prominence of his band the Blue ...