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Bluegrass, Newgrass, Old-Time, and Americana Music

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Based on exclusive interviews with over 120 groundbreaking musicians, Craig Harris has crafted what feels like the first truly comprehensive history of bluegrass. His research and never-before-seen photos make Bluegrass a new authority on the genre’s strongest influencers. It is arranged chronologically from Bill Monroe in 1927 to the Earls of Leicester today. Highlights i ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 12th 2018 by Pelican
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Dan Graser
Sep 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
As a huge fan of folk/traditional music of America, though one completely oblivious to its origins and key players, this is the perfect book to fill that void. If you are unfamiliar with the key players in the development of bluegrass music throughout the 20th century but also the fundamental differences between bluegrass, newgrass, old time, Appalachian, hillbilly, and various subgenres of what we lazily label, "Bluegrass," then this is the book for you. Craig Harris is at all times an informed ...more
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