Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe

Real Name:
William Smith Monroe
American mandolinist who pioneered bluegrass music (which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys"), often referred to as "the father of bluegrass." Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He has been 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").

b. 13 September 13, 1911 (Rosine, KY, USA)
d. 9 September, 1996 (Springfield, TN, USA)
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Bill Monroe Discography


DL 78769 Bill Monroe I Saw The Light (Album) Decca DL 78769 US 1958 Sell This Version
HL 7315 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe's Best(LP, Album) Columbia HL 7315 US 1964 Sell This Version
DL 74896 Bill Monroe Blue Grass Time (Album) Decca DL 74896 US 1967 Sell This Version
DL7-5348 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe's Uncle Pen (Album) Decca DL7-5348 US 1972 Sell This Version
DT-93817 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe's Country Music Hall Of Fame (Comp) MCA Records DT-93817 US 1971 Sell This Version
MCA 426 Bill Monroe Road Of Life(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA 426 US 1974 Sell This Version
LPS 652 Bill Monroe Bluegrass Special 1950-1954 (Album) Bluegrass Special LPS 652 France 1975 Sell This Version
MCA-2173 Bill Monroe The Weary Traveler(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-2173 US 1976 Sell This Version
LPS 653 Bill Monroe Bluegrass Special Vol 3 (1950-1959) (LP, Album) Bluegrass Special LPS 653 France 1976 Sell This Version
CM-1039 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Festival(2xLP) Country Music Magazine CM-1039 US 1976 Sell This Version
MCA-2251 Bill Monroe Sings Bluegrass, Body And Soul MCA Records MCA-2251 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
MCA-2315 Bill Monroe Bluegrass Memories(LP) MCA Records MCA-2315 US 1977 Sell This Version
MCA-3209 Bill Monroe Bean Blossom '79 (Album) MCA Records MCA-3209 US 1980 Sell This Version
MCA-5214 Bill Monroe Master Of Bluegrass (Album) MCA Records MCA-5214 US 1981 Sell This Version
CR-02 Bill Monroe Live Radio(LP, Album) Country Road Records CR-02 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
VIM-6315 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe And Friends (Album) MCA Records VIM-6315 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
REB-850 Bill Monroe Classic Bluegrass Instrumentals(LP, Album) Rebel Records Of Canada REB-850 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
MCA-5625 Bill Monroe Bill Monroe And Stars Of The Bluegrass Hall Of Fame(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-5625 US 1985 Sell This Version
MCA-42133 Bill Monroe Southern Flavor(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-42133 US 1988 Sell This Version
MCAD-8002 Bill Monroe Bean Blossom(CD, Album) MCA Records MCAD-8002 US 1989 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
FT843 Bill Monroe Shady Grove(CD, Album) Fruit Tree FT843 Italy 2005 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
088 170 109-2 Bill Monroe The Best of Bill Monroe(CD) MCA Nashville 088 170 109-2 Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

9-46386 Bill Monroe Christmas Time's A-Coming / The First Whippoorwill Decca 9-46386 US 1951 Sell This Version