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The very formative roots of bluegrass music grew from the immigrants that came over to America in the 1600s and settled in the south. They were mainly from Scotland, Ireland and England, and they brought with them basic types of music and instruments that are generally considered the roots of bluegrass. As these Jamestown Colonists […]

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In part one of our blog in our investigation what actually was bluegrass music, we unearthed three factions that comprised this genre. There were the old traditionalists who classed Flatt & Scruggs and Bill Monroe as the pinnacle of bluegrass, then there were fans in the middle ground that accepted minor change and followed artists […]

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Trying to define bluegrass music is a bit like saying what color yellow is; it is very much a subjective question that has not one defining answer. I suppose, if you asked three different bluegrass musicians, they would all give you slightly different answers, and there is our problem. Even the IBMA, the International Bluegrass […]

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