When and where did bluegrass music get started?
Bluegrass music dates back to the early 1600's, when people migrated to America and brought music and blues with them. The slaves from Africa invented the design for the banjo, which is essential to bluegrass music.
Bluegrass became known in the country music genre when Bill Monroe, later named the father of Bluegrass music, played in the 1920's and 1930's with the band which was later named, "Bill Monroe and the the Blue Grass Boys."
It started in Kentucky, don't know what city but it was created by a band name "The Bluegrass Boys" not very creative Read More
Bill Monroe is generally credited with creating Bluegrass music in the 1940's mixing back country and "hillbilly" music to create the style familiar as Bluegrass Music. Bill Monroe is generally credited with creating Bluegrass music in the 1940's mixing back country and "hillbilly" music to create the style familiar as Bluegrass Music. Read More
Bluegrass music originated in the backwoods of West Virginia and other states in America. Read More
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame was created in 1991. Read More
The difference between bluegrass and country music is in its roots. Bluegrass has its roots in the traditional music of Irish, Scottish, Welch and English music, but it is considered a sub-genre of country music. Country music has roots in the southern U.S. and is taken from American folk Western music. Read More
Bluegrass music was born in the state of Kentucky (the Bluegrass State). It origin is attributed to Bill Monroe and his band, The Bluegrass Boys. Read More
it got the name bluegrass from a genre of music they play there Read More
Because bluegrass is the type of music they play Read More
Bill Monroe named his band the Bluegrass boys. The phrase "bluegrass" was taken from the name of his band. The "bluegrass" referred to is a type of grass that grows in Kentucky. Read More
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and a subgenre of country music. Read More
What did the Wikipedia article on bluegrass music mean when it said that bluegrass never was folk music under a strict definition?
Bluegrass music was developed in the late 40's by Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys, featuring Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs who provided Bluegrass' hard driving sound. Bluegrass was a refinement of 'Old Timey' music which was a evolution of folk music brought by immigrants to the Appalachian mountains. As time went on songs that came from such countries as Ireland and Scotland became the basis of songs that were sung and played with instruments… Read More
That would be Kentucky. Home of the Kentucky Bluegrass. Read More
James C. Claypool has written: 'Kentucky's bluegrass music' -- subject(s): History and criticism, Bluegrass music, Pictorial works, Bluegrass musicians Read More
Bluegrass, country and folk music have in common the fact that they tend to use similar musical instruments. Read More
the component instruments of bluegrass are the banjo and guitar and the zambeenee Read More
The web address of the International Bluegrass Music Museum is: http://www.bluegrass-museum.org Read More
Country music, bluegrass music and bourbon Read More
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There are several North American bluish-green grasses of the genus Poa pratensis. Yes, it is green, but it has a blue hue to it. Bluegrass music is named after the band that first defined the sound that came to be called bluegrass; this was Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass boys and they were named for Bill's home state of Kentucky, the 'Bluegrass' state. Read More
The Bluegrass Roots were the English, Scottish, and Irish, who brough Country music to the U. S. A. Read More
In no specific order; Gospel, County, Bluegrass, Opera and classical. Read More
The instrument that is least common in bluegrass, folk and country music is the xylophone. The xylophone is a rare instrument on most of the music that is home to the Ozarks and most of the USA. Read More
Folk music bluegrass music and country music all grew out of the traditional music of the mountain region?
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Country music was formed from bluegrass and blues. ---- actually country is older than bluegrass and i think blues is too. rock helped form it too.... :) Read More
The address of the International Bluegrass Music Museum is: 207 E 2Nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4201 Read More
Kentucky Bluegrass is photosynthetic, and an autotroph. It stores it extra glucose as cellulose and animal eat grass for sustenance. Therefore, Bluegrass is a producer. The music however, is not. Read More
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Folk music and bluegrass music and country music all grew out of the traditional music of the mountain region?
Appalachian mountains Read More
Jazz, orchestra, bluegrass, western classical, 1950s-style blues and rock and roll, rockabilly/psychobilly, traditional country music, bluegrass, tango and many types of folk music. Read More
Bluegrass music generally includes guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and often dobro(resophonic guitar). Read More
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music. It has its own roots in Irish, Scottish and English traditional music. Bluegrass was inspired by the music of immigrants from the British Isles (particularly the Scots-Irish immigrants in Appalachia), as well as jazz and blues. In bluegrass, as in jazz, each instrument takes a turn playing the melody and improvising around it, while the others revert to backing; this is in contrast to old-time music… Read More
While it is not often seen in a bluegrass band, they can be used. It was more common in the 1930's than it is now. Read More
If you mean Irish music? Its called 'Celtic' and it is the roots of country music and bluegrass as we know it today. Read More
Bill Monroe Father of Bluegrass Music - 1993 TV was released on: USA: 31 May 1993 Read More
Bluegrass music was "invented" in the 1940s by American artist Bill Monroe. He defined the "high lonesome sound" and the standard bluegrass lineup of guitar, banjo, mandolin, double bass, fiddle and dobro. Read More
I believe it was composed of jazz, pop, and country mixed together Read More
In the 1600's, the Irish, Scottish, and English settlers who migrated to America brought their traditional music along with them. The music reflected their lives in the hills or on the farm and was called "mountain music" or "country music". In the 1920's - 1930's a band called "The Monroe Brothers" was quite popular, but Charlie and Bill Monroe chose to part ways in 1938 and begin their own bands. Since Bill Monroe was native… Read More