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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Part of MCA/Universal's Icon series, this Bill Monroe overview offers up a scant yet serviceable set list of bluegrass and country standards from an artist truly deserving of the moniker. Comprised of early, familiar recordings of Monroe staples like "I Saw the Light," "Kentucky Waltz," "In the Pines," "New Mule Skinner Blues," and of course, "Blue Moon of Kentucky," Icon pales in comparison to more comprehensive offerings like 2002's Very Best of Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys or 2003's 50-track Anthology, but as budget-priced samplers go, it's a decent little package that favors quality over quantity.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Part of MCA/Universal's Icon series, this Bill Monroe overview offers up a scant yet serviceable set list of bluegrass and country standards from an artist truly deserving of the moniker. Comprised of early, familiar recordings of Monroe staples like "I Saw the Light," "Kentucky Waltz," "In the Pines," "New Mule Skinner Blues," and of course, "Blue Moon of Kentucky," Icon pales in comparison to more comprehensive offerings like 2002's Very Best of Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys or 2003's 50-track Anthology, but as budget-priced samplers go, it's a decent little package that favors quality over quantity.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/14/2012
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • UPC: 602537038183
  • Catalog Number: 001688902
  • Sales rank: 31,752

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Monroe Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Bill Monroe Arranger, Composer
Jimmie Davis Composer
Jimmie Rodgers Composer
Paul Clayton Composer
Harold Bradley Producer
Owen Bradley Producer
Walter Haynes Producer
Harry Silverstein Producer
Hank Williams Composer
Vartan Art Direction
Jake Landers Composer
Doyle Wilburn Composer
Teddy Wilburn Composer
Barry Korkin Compilation Supervisor
George Vaughn Composer
Traditional Composer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Rupert Jones Composer
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