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Bill Monroe Father of Bluegrass   A Biography

Bill Monroe Father of Bluegrass – A Biography

Bill Monroe Father of Bluegrass richly deserves the title that the public had bestowed upon him for his love for bluegrass music and the contributions he had made remain unrivaled.

Music

Bill Monroe started out with purely instrumental music but eventually expanded to producing works with lyrics. Besides mainstream bluegrass tunes, Monroe also composed gospel songs in the bluegrass vein. It is also mostly due to Monroe’s work that the primary bluegrass lineup of musical instruments had been established, which was made up of the mandolin, fiddle, bass, banjo, and guitar. Other notable characteristics of the genre such as its incredibly fast tempos, multifaceted vocal arrangements, and instrumental virtuosity are all attributed to Monroe as well. READ MORE »

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