Label: Rounder Records - 11661-9123-2 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Bluegrass
The Rounder compilation Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration: A Classic Bluegrass Tribute anticipates what might have been the th birthday of the father of bluegrass music September 13, by delving into the label's archives for 28 songs credited to Monroe even if, as Bill Nowlin points out in his excellent liner notes, those tunes were occasionally adapted from older sources or even purchased from other songwriters and performed by a bevy of his descendents, including Vince GillRicky Skaggsand Dan Tyminski.
Since Monroe is honored as the founder of bluegrass, those who play it are almost forced to copy him in Old Brown County Barn - Various - Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration: A Classic Bluegrass Tribute instrumentation of his band -- mandolin, fiddle, guitar, bass -- and in his high tenor vocals, and the artists here largely do that. But bluegrass is a virtuoso music, too, giving the instrumentalists leave to shine on their fast-paced solos, especially on the instrumentals, such as Summer Fades (Aggressor Byebye Remix) - Scotty Sunday - Summer Fades EP lead-off track, the Bluegrass Album Band 's "Tall Timber.
Old Brown County Barn - Various - Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration: A Classic Bluegrass Tribute Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date August 23, Genre Country. Comfort Picnic Relaxation Sunday Afternoon.
Track Listing - Disc 1. Tall Timber. Bill Monroe. The Bluegrass Album Band. The Grascals. Dark as the Night, Blue as the Day. Mike Cleveland. Close By. I Hear a Sweet Voice Calling. Shenandoah Breakdown. Wyatt Rice. My Florida Sunshine. Claire Lynch. I'm Saturday Night Song - Tordeonde* - Tordeonde I'm Lonesome. The Nashville Bluegrass Band.
Toy Heart. Ricky Skaggs. Wheel Hoss. On the Old Kentucky Shore. Come Back to Me in My Dreams. Wicked Path of Sin. Blue Highway. Track Listing - Disc 2. Old Brown County Barn.
Michael Cleveland. You'd Better Get Right. Vern Williams Band. Voice from on High. Lonesome Moonlight Waltz. Dog House Blues. Walls of Time. The Johnson Mountain Boys. Big Mon. Tony Rice. Footprints in the Snow. Rupert Jones. IIIrd Tyme Out. Jerusalem Ridge.
Mansions for Me. In Despair. You're Drifting Away. True Life Blues. Goodbye Old Pal. Tall Timber Bill Monroe. Cheyenne Bill Monroe. Shenandoah Breakdown Bill Monroe. My Florida Sunshine Bill Monroe. Toy Heart Bill Monroe. Wheel HHL - Gods Gift Destroyed Bill Monroe.
Wicked Path of Sin Bill Monroe. Lonesome Moonlight Waltz Bill Monroe. Dog House Blues Bill Monroe. Walls of Time Bill Monroe. Big Mon Bill Monroe. Footprints in the Snow Rupert Jones.
Jerusalem Ridge Bill Monroe. Mansions for Me Bill Monroe. You're Drifting Away Bill Monroe. True Life Blues Bill Monroe. Goodbye Old Pal Bill Monroe.