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Bill Monroe: Father Of Bluegrass Music
     

Bill Monroe: Father Of Bluegrass Music

Director: Steve Gebhardt

Cast: Bill Monroe, Paul McCartney, Lester Flatt

 

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Bill Monroe was inarguably the single most important and influential figure in the history of bluegrass music. Fusing the fiddle and madolin sounds of the Eastern Kentucky Hills with the guitars of rural blues and adding a streamlined speed and emotional passion to the music, Monroe was truly the father of bluegrass and a brilliant musician by any standards. This

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Bill Monroe was inarguably the single most important and influential figure in the history of bluegrass music. Fusing the fiddle and madolin sounds of the Eastern Kentucky Hills with the guitars of rural blues and adding a streamlined speed and emotional passion to the music, Monroe was truly the father of bluegrass and a brilliant musician by any standards. This program features performances by Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, with interviews and performances from a host of special guests, including Dolly Parton, Lester Flat, Emmylou Harris, Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Garica, John Hartford, Marty Stuart, Del McCoury, Peter Rowan, Tim O'Brian and noted bluegrass authority Paul McCartney.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/08/2008
UPC:
0022891457794
Original Release:
1993
Source:
Mvd Visual
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
35,816

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill Monroe Actor
Paul McCartney Actor
Lester Flatt Actor
Ricky Skaggs Actor
Dolly Parton Actor
Roy Acuff Actor
Tony Conway Actor
George Gruhn Actor
Jerry Garcia Actor
Emmylou Harris Actor
Kentucky Headhunters Actor
Marty Stuart Actor
John Hartford Actor

Technical Credits
Steve Gebhardt Director,Editor,Producer
Michael Caporale Cinematographer
Cheryl DeCiantis Art Director
Tom Hayes Cinematographer
Tom Hayes Cinematographer
Larry Nager Co-producer,Screenwriter
John Zurick Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music
1. Intro [:16]
2. Uncle Penn [2:47]
3. Jenny Lynn [3:50]
4. The Old Days [2:32]
5. The Old Home [2:56]
6. Arnold Schultz [2:16]
7. Dancing [1:21]
8. Monroe Brothers [3:17]
9. Opry [4:02]
10. Original Hat Act [4:20]
11. Hardest Workin Man [7:49]
12. The Mandolin [7:21]
13. Influence [5:24]
14. Bluegrass in the 60's [9:48]
15. Bluegrass Movement [2:07]
16. Bill's Mandolin [9:06]
17. Bluegrass Music [7:25]
18. End Credits [12:41]

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