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Can't you hear me callin' : the life of Bill Monroe, father of bluegrass

Author: Richard D Smith
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now in paperback: The definitive biography of the father of bluegrass, who "did what no other individual has done: invented an entire genre of music."-Chicago Tribune.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill Monroe; Bill Monroe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Smith
ISBN: 0306810549 9780306810541
OCLC Number: 48991502
Description: xviii, 365 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Blue moon of Kentucky rising (the beginnings to 1929) --
The big city, the big country (1929 to 1938) --
His own man (1938 to 1945) --
Bluegrass (1945 to 1953) --
Impacts: Rock 'n' roll, Flatt and Scruggs, folk music (1953 to 1961) --
Renaissance: folkies and Yankees (1962 to 1965) --
His best days on Earth (1965 to 1983) --
Blue moon of Kentucky setting (1983 to 1996) --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Life of Bill Monroe, father of bluegrass
Responsibility: Richard D. Smith.

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