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#8610 Historically Important Bluegrass Fiddle
THE name in the history of bluegrass music is Bill Monroe. Taking elements from the jigs and reels of Scottish, Irish, English and German settlers of the southern United States’ Appalachian backwoods regions, along with the negro musicians’ banjo and hefty doses of murder ballads and gospel, Monroe melded it all into a new form of country music that came to be called Bluegrass. Monroe’s brother, Charlie, while not quite as famous as Bill, carved out a respectable country and bluegrass career of his own, and one player the pair had in common – especially in their early days – was fi...