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Top Bluegrass Music Artists Today

September 2, 2010 bluegrass artists

Can’t make up which bluegrass CD to purchase? Then take a look at today’s bestselling bluegrass music artists and perhaps you’ll get an idea or two of which artist is deserving of your patronage. Bill Monroe Considering the fact that he’s indisputably recognized as the grandfather or founder of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe always make […]

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Del McCoury Band

August 28, 2010 bluegrass artists

Born in 1939 in Bakersville, North Carolina, Del McCoury is one of the most best known names in the field of bluegrass music. Today, McCoury performs as a part of his eponymously named band, which is made up of his pair of sons, Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob McCoury (banjo). Del McCoury started his career with […]

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Earl Scruggs

August 28, 2010 bluegrass artists

Born January 6, 1924 in Shelby, North Carolina, Earl Scruggs is the only surviving member remaining from the Original Bluegrass Band, which was composed of Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Chubby Wise, and Howard Watts (also known as Cedric Rainwater). Today, Scruggs is considered as a living legend for his unparalleled mastery of the banjo. Music […]

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J.D. Crowe and the New South

August 26, 2010 bluegrass artists

Born in 1937 in Lexington, Kentucky, the birthplace state of bluegrass music, J.D. Crowe had his eyes set on a musical career early on. His virtuosity for playing the banjo won him a spot in the Sunny Mountain Boys with Jimmy Martin and he stayed with the band for four years. He recorded a total […]

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Lonesome River Band

August 24, 2010 bluegrass artists

In 2007, one of the most popular bluegrass acts, the Lonesome River Band, celebrated a successful career that spanned a quarter of a century. The band is best known for producing music that echoes the styles of bluegrass legends such as Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs but with a unique twist that only the […]

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