Bill Monroe Bluegrass Music Story

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Place to find bluegrass music

The 5 bluegrass instruments

This is the page  you can see Bluegrass Music in picture

The pictures on this page represent
the love of  the music many
individuals and groups who want
to help preserve Bill's dream 

History of Grand Ole Opry

Click on the picture George D. Hay Society websit
George D. Hay founder of the Grand Ole Opry, help make many careers, hired Bill Monroe in 1939.

Story of The Grand Ole Opry
Written by George D. Hay 1st 20 years of the Opry;

Bill Monroe boyhood home
before it was referbished


Some of the influences of bluegrass music come from not only the genre as we know it but from a wide range of styles and cultures such as mountain, folk, jazz and country. Some of the people who influenced it were, Bill Monroe, Stanley Brothers, Osborn Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs and many more. 

Southern Missouri Bluegrass
Front for Bill Monroe, Jim & Jesse, Mountain Music Jubillee, West Plains, Mo

Lewis and Clark Bluegrass Expedition
Filming show for Cumberland Highlander show Rosine, KY

 Southern Missouri Bluegrass Band

 Southern Missouri Bluegrass
playing at the George D. Hay
induction of stars

Each year in September, the George D. Hay Foundation inducts a few country music stars into the
Hall of Fame at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas

Jimmy Martin & George D. Hay
Jimmy Martin & George D. Hay back stage at the Opry

Flatt & Scruggs
Were members of the Grand Ole Opry for many years and a Hall of Fame member

Bobby & Sonny Osborn
Grand Ole Opry Stars

Southern Missouri Bluegrass live television show
They are a longtime bluegrass experience

New Logo for Southern Missouri Bluegrass
Click on the logo to visit SMB Website


Here's a list of some favorite Groups :
Bill Monroe,
Jim & Jesse,
Ralph Stanley,
Lewis Family, 

Here's a list of some of my favorite music:

Old Home Place;  Love of
the mountains,The old cross
road; Tall pines; Little Georgia
Rose;  Rose of old Kentucky 

Two members of Southern Missouri Bluegrass
Standing in front of theRosine Barn Jamboree at Rosine, KY

Members of Southern
Missouri Bluegrass in
front of the Rosine Barn
Jamboree at Rosine, KY

Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin & Bluegrassboys
At the Grand Ole Opry

Bill Monroe boyhood home
After reconstruction

Uncle Dave Macon
One of the early performers after the Grand Ole Opry started

Uncle Pen's cabin
Bill Monroe's uncle Pen's cabin, Bill was raised by Pen

Grand Ole Opry Poster
Members and cast of the early Grand Ole Opry

Bill's F5 Gibson Mandolin
Bill Monroe played this famous mandolin for almost 50 years

Rosine Barn Jamboree, Rosine, KY
Southern Missouri Bluegrass on stage

Silver Dollar City Bluegrass Festival
Southern Missouri Bluegrass performing on stage

Lester Flatt Memorial Park
Southern Missouri Bluegrass on stage at LF Park

Lewis and Clark Bluegrass Expedition
Cross Country Trail Ride festival, Eminence, Mo

Eric Lewis presents Louise and Earl Scruggs award
At the Country Music Hall of Fame

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