Father of Bluegrass Music

Father of Bluegrass Music

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No single figure in American music so dominated a genre as did Bill Monroe with bluegrass. Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music features performances by Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, Lester Flatt, Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, the Osborne Brothe

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Year of Alabama Music: Vern Gosdin (1934-2009)
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Emi Sunshine is all country, all the time, at age 11
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Clayton Anderson “Your Love is Like Country Music” Song Preview

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