WorldCat Identities

Monroe, Bill 1911-1996

Overview
Works: 606 works in 1,034 publications in 2 languages and 16,702 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Music  Bluegrass music  Television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Rock music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Interviewee, Composer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Originator, Lyricist, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: M1630.18, 781.642
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High lonesome : the story of bluegrass music( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evolution of the bluegrass style under gospel and country music influences as typified by the career of mandolin artist Bill Monroe"
Country music south and west by Gene Autry( Recording )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains such country songs as I wanna be a cowboy's sweet heart, Born to lose, and cotton eyed Joe performed by such artists as Jimmie Rodgers, The sons of the pioneers, and the Carter family
Classic bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hills and home [thirty years of bluegrass]( Recording )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty Years of Bluegrass
The best of Bill Monroe by Bill Monroe( Recording )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic southern gospel from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis, the king of rock 'n' roll : the complete 50's masters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys by Bill Monroe( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends of Old Time Music( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD contains 55 tracks including first concert appearances by Doc Watson, Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley, Joseph Spence, and more
Rhythm of my soul : Kentucky roots music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentucky is home to some of the greatest country stars of all time. Still today, inspired Country, Gospel, Bluegrass and Mountain music echo from every hollow. Follows country music to its very roots, searching out local national treasures who live for the music they play. Set against the backdrop of the Kentucky countryside, seamlessly weaving wonderful music and intimate stories
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 by Larry Starr( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth edition of this textbook includes an enlarged overview of the roots of American pop; an expanded look at jazz; new coverage of Broadway and country music; and updated sections on music business and technology. Includes access to 60 downloadable music selections. With a preface, appendix, glossary, bibliography, and index. Color and black & white photos
The music of Bill Monroe from 1936 to 1994 by Bill Monroe( Recording )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time-Life's treasury of bluegrass( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live recordings, 1956-1969 by Bill Monroe( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live duet recordings, 1963-1980 by Bill Monroe( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossroads Southern routes : music of the American South( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Monroe : father of bluegrass music by Bill Monroe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features music performances by Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys and other artists, and interviews with Monroe and past and current members of his group
True life blues the songs of Bill Monroe by Bill Monroe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Johnny Cash TV Show by Johnny Cash( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 66 performances by various musicians including Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, Bob Dylan, June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash, spanning the musical variety show's 58 episodes from 1969 to 1971
Back roads to Cold Mountain( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3
Alternative Names
Bill Monroe Amerikaans zanger

Bill Monroe musicien américain

Bill Monroe musicista e cantante statunitense

Bill Monroe US-amerikanischer Musiker

Monroe, William S. 1911-1996

Monroe William Smith 1911-1996

Munroe, Bill 1911-1996

Smith Monroe, Willaim 1911-1996

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Languages
English (124)

German (1)

Covers
Bossmen: Bill Monroe & Muddy WatersThe Bill Monroe readerThe music of Bill MonroeCome hither to go yonder : playing bluegrass with Bill MonroeBean Blossom : the Brown County Jamboree and Bill Monroe's bluegrass festivalsBill Monroe : father of bluegrass musicLead singing and rhythm guitar : finding your bluegrass voice