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Sep-02-2011, 7:41am
The Mandolin Cafe has posted the following news release:
Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration: A Classic Bluegrass Tribute (http://www.mandolincafe.com/news/publish/mandolins_001386.shtml)

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe's birth, Rounder Records has produced a 2-disc 28-track set with performances by an all-star roster of Rounder's top bluegrass artists, including Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Dailey & Vincent, The Bluegrass Album Band and more.

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Mike Bromley
Sep-03-2011, 12:16am
Happy Hundred, Mr. Bill.

Sep-13-2011, 3:34pm
On this day celebrating the Bill Monroe Centennial, I want to think Steve Ide for putting together some of my 1966 Fincastle photos with my recordings of the Blue Grass Boys at the 1979 Berkshire Mountains Bluegrass Festival along with an article on his blog...

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To hear at least 12 sets of Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys from 1969-1971...

New Paltz, NY, 1974