Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996

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Monroe, Bill (William Smith), 1911-1996

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Munroe, Bill, 1911-1996

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Smith Monroe, Willaim 1911-1996

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Monroe, William S. 1911-1996

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Monroe, William Smith, 1911-1996

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1911-09-13

1911-09-13

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1996-09-09

1996-09-09

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Bill Monroe (1911-1984), Anglo-American mandolin player, singer, and songwriter known as the "Father of Bluegrass", from Rosine, Ky.; and his band, the Blue Grass Boys, featuring banjo player Earl Scruggs of Flint Hill, N.C.

From the description of John Edwards memorial collection, 1940s. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 27189199

Pioneer bluegrass performer. Born September 13, 1911. Died September 9, 1996. Full name: William Smith Monroe. Career active 1920s-1990s. Known as the Father of Bluegrass. Recognized as a leading force in establishing bluegrass as a country music style. During 1920s-1930s performed with his brother, Charlie Monroe, as the Monroe Brothers. Late 1930 began career with his new band, the Blue Grass Boys. Recorded for RCA, Columbia, and Decca/MCA. Member, International Bluegrass Hall of Honor. Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Bill Monroe [sound recording] ; 1993 December 9; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Chris Skinker. 1993 Dec. 9. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841060 From the description of Oral history interview with Bill Monroe; 1994 January 6; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1994 Jan. 6. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841061 From the description of Oral history interview with Bill Monroe; 1993 November 11; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Chris Skinker. 1993 Nov. 11. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841058 From the description of Oral history interview with Bill Monroe; 1993 November 18 interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Chris Skinker. 1993 Nov. 18. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841059

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Radio programs--History

Bluegrass music--History

Banjo music

Bluegrass music

Guitar music

Bluegrass musicians--Interviews

Gospel music

Songs, English

Sacred songs

Country music--History

Mandolin music

Bluegrass musicians--Biography

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Tennessee

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United States

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