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Friday, November 25, 2022

You can't get much more bluegrass than this, a song by the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe, who created the genre. One night in the 1960s, Bill and his band were aboard their old bus "The Bluegrass Breakdown," when it lived up to its name somewhere in the middle of Kentucky.

Watching the sunrise over the mountains and inspired by what Bill called the ancient tones (the whispering in nature), Bill and his young bandmate Peter Rowan came up with this song.



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And now for something completely different...

Sophie Lloyd - Do Or Die (feat. Nathan James) Official Music Video

from her new album

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2022-11-25 04:27 PM | Reply

When i moved to Kentucky after college in the70's, I used to visit music cafes in Lousiville.

One, in particular, that i liked to visit had bluegrass music on the first floor, and rock in the basement.

Those of us enjoying the bluegrass music on the first floor did not enjoy the rock music interfering from the basement. Eventually the owner stopped with th rock music because, as he told me, ~those who enjoy the bluegrass music drink more beer and that's where my profits are.~

That aside, bluegrass music is cool, I've always enjoyed it, especially when it moves into rock music.

This seems to be a rather specific Friday evening music thread so I don't want to hijack it.

But here is a fun tune...

Old & In The Way Reunion "Wild Horses"

I'll go away quietly from this thread now...

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-11-25 07:22 PM | Reply

OK, maybe not so quietly...

Tubes - What Do You Want From Life

What can I say?

Or maybe, what can I add to that song?

Really, wow, jus' friggin' wow...

#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-11-25 10:58 PM | Reply

Greensky Bluegrass | 3/29/2017 | "Stop That Train"

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-11-26 07:14 PM | Reply

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I'm not getting any sound.

#5 | Posted by danni at 2022-11-27 06:48 PM | Reply

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