By Tony Scherman
Updated November 01, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST

True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe

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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

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True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe

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