Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe

Real Name:
William Smith Monroe
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Bill Monroe (born September 13, 1911, Rosine, Kentucky, USA - died September 9, 1996, Springfield, Tennessee, USA) was an American mandolinist who pioneered bluegrass music (which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys") and often referred to as "the father of bluegrass." Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as an "early influence").
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Bill Monroe Discography

Albums

Bill Monroe I Saw The Light (Album) Decca US 1958 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Blue Grass Time (Album) Decca US 1967 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Bill Monroe's Uncle Pen (Album) Decca US 1972 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Road Of Life (Album) MCA Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe The Weary Traveler (Album) MCA Records US 1976 Sell This Version
CM-1039 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Festival(2xLP, Album) Country Music Magazine CM-1039 US 1976 Sell This Version
CC 18 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe 1950-1954(LP, Comp) Collectors Classics CC 18 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
MCA-2315 Bill Monroe Bluegrass Memories(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-2315 US 1977 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Bean Blossom '79 (Album) MCA Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Master Of Bluegrass (Album) MCA Records US 1981 Sell This Version
CR-02 Bill Monroe Live Radio(LP, Album) Country Road Records CR-02 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Bill Monroe And Friends (Album) MCA Records Japan 1983 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Bill Monroe And Stars Of The Bluegrass Hall Of Fame (Album) MCA Records Canada 1985 Sell This Version
MCA-42133 Bill Monroe Southern Flavor(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-42133 US 1988 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe Shady Grove (Album) Hollywood US 1989 Sell This Version
MCAD-8002 Bill Monroe Bean Blossom(CD, Album) MCA Records MCAD-8002 US 1989 Sell This Version
KATCD198 Bill Monroe Blue Grass Special(CD, Album) Catfish Records KATCD198 UK 2001 Sell This Version
ACD 25001 AA Bill Monroe With Del McCoury And Bill Keith Bill Monroe With Del McCoury And Bill Keith - July 1963 · Two Days At Newport(CD, Album) ... And More Bears ACD 25001 AA Germany 2003 Sell This Version
SF CD 40064 Bill Monroe & Doc Watson Bill Monroe & Doc Watson - Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980 (Off The Record, Vol. 2)(CD, Album) Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40064 US 2012 Sell This Version
ROC-CD-3276 Bill Monroe Live 1964 featuring Doc Watson(CD) RockBeat Records ROC-CD-3276 US 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Bill Monroe Christmas Time's A-Coming / The First Whippoorwill Decca US 1951 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe / Bill Monroe And His Blue Grass Boys* Bill Monroe / Bill Monroe And His Blue Grass Boys* - I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning / Get Down On Your Knees And Pray Decca US 1951 Sell This Version
46298 Bill Monroe On The Old Kentucky Shore / Poison Love(Shellac, 10", Single, Promo) Decca 46298 US 1951 Sell This Version
28608 Bill Monroe Walking In Jerusalem Just Like John / You're Drifting Away(Shellac, 10") Decca 28608 US 1953 Sell This Version
Bill Monroe I'm Sitting On Top Of The World (Single) Decca US 1957 Sell This Version