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Father of Bluegrass Music
Father of Bluegrass Music
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2008     1hr 30min

No single figure in American music so dominated a genre as did Bill Monroe with bluegrass. Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music features performances by Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, Lester Flatt, Emmylou Harris, P...  more »


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Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Country, Pop
Studio: Mvd Visual
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/08/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Hans Sjöstedt | Vargarda Sweden | 09/17/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Don't buy this one , if you own Father of Bluegrass from 1999. This is the same DVD, with a litte diffrent frontcover."
An absolute "must-see" for bluegrass fans and players everyw
Midwest Book Review | Oregon, WI USA | 08/14/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music is the DVD documentary of legendary musician Bill Monroe, credited with creating bluegrass from a fusion of fiddle tunes, Scotch-Irish ballads he learned from his mother and uncle, and "old Southern blues" taught to him by black blues guitarist Arnold Schultz. Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music pays tribute to this one-of-a-kind composer with interviews, archival footage including rare 1990s performances that Monroe gave in his final years, backstage glimpses of Monroe at the Grand Ole Opry, and much more. An absolute "must-see" for bluegrass fans and players everywhere. 90 minutes."
Heartwarming Enlightning
Kathy Bakke | Central, AK USA | 09/12/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I loved Bill Monroe, "Father of Bluegrass", I've watched it many times and don't get tired of it. Having John Hartford and a young Del McCoury on it was a plus! I would recommend it to anyone that enjoys classic bluegrass and Bill Monroe, it keeps him and his wonderful music alive in our hearts. His high lonesome songs to his jigs that make you feel like dancing are entertaining. I regret that I never got to see him perform in person!"