Can't You Hear Me Callin': The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass

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Little, Brown, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 365 pages
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An in-depth portrait of the creator of bluegrass music chronicles his life and career, details his creation of the unique sound of American bluegrass music, and documents his seminal influence on American popular music in the twentieth century. 30,000 first printing.
 

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CAN'T YOU HEAR ME CALLIN': The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass

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A fine biography of the creator of bluegrass music. Although well-known and appreciated by his Grand Ol' Opry colleagues, artists of other genres were also enthusiastic fans of Bill Monroe and claimed ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
CHAPTER Two THE BIG CITY THE BIG COUNTRY 1929
28
CHAPTER THREE His OWN MAN 1938 to 1945
47
CHAPTER FOUR BLUEGRASS 1945 to 1953
86
ROCK N ROLL FLATT AND SCRUGGS
124
FOLKIES AND YANKEES 1962
160
CHAPTER SEVEN HIS BEST DAYS ON EARTH 1965 to 1983
200
CHAPTER EIGHT BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY SETTING 1983
243
EPILOGUE
288
NOTES
293
BIBLIOGRAPHY
329
RECOMMENDED LISTENING
346
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