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True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe

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True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Sugar Hill
genre:
Country

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What was originally intended as a present to a living genius became, sadly, a memorial when bluegrass founder Monroe died last month. Thirty bluegrass and country-music wizards, including Vassar Clements, Del McCoury, Jerry Douglas, and most of the Nashville Bluegrass Band, pick ‘n’ sing 17 of Monroe’s compositions with virtuosity and flair on True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe. As long as bluegrass attracts super vocalists like McCoury and instrumentalists like guitarist David Grier, Monroe’s legacy will never die. A