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Bill Monroe's Estate Sale: The Stuff Of Bluegrass Legend

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Bill Monroe performing live on Mountain Stage in 1989. Mountain Stage hide caption

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Bill Monroe On Mountain Stage

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A poor, cross-eyed boy from Kentucky, Bill Monroe created the hard-driving, high-lonesome genre known as bluegrass. Thomas S. England/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Monroe: Celebrating The Father Of Bluegrass At 100

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Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys Converge In Kentucky

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Blues Song Is a Decades-Long Music Lesson

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'Blue Moon of Kentucky'

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