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    As seen on museum wall at last night's Snow Camp jam, don't believe have seen this Muleskinner News photo before. Any of you Monroe-o-holics know the story of this? Looks like he is holding the Loar in his left hand and is ~ mid 1940's.
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    Carlton Haney published the magazine in 1970

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    Or maybe 1969
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    I don’t think I’ve seen that photo before
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    Is it the Loar at one angle looks like a F7 picture not that plain and could be thinking too hard

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    Kind of reminds me of this Monroe Brothers picture . . . so I am going to guess early solo; 1940-ish.

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    Thanks Alan - ''Buckskin'' Bill Monroe right there !!,
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    “Buckskin” Bill! I love that!
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    Cool pic. I'm glad the riding pants thing went out of style
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    Drew! The jodhpurs were pretty cool, especially with the tall boots! I go that route for a stage show, why not, costumers is still fun.
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    Hey Alan,

    This is Tom G from NJ. It's been a while! Check out this photo I have from the same period.

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    Praise our gracious Lord that it wasn't a ''Nudie suit'' !!!!!,
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    Looks like the same jacket to me.
    Cool, I’d wear it!!!
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    Tom!!

    Cool photo of ol' Bill as a young warthog!

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