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    Default Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Who are the four we carve into the mountain for all time?

    I have a couple of options - but I want to hear yours...

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    Monroe, Burns, Moore, Grisman

    2) MOnroe, Burns, Bush, Apollon

    3) Gimble, Burns, Monroe, Thile

    4) Thile, Hull, Bush, Compton

    5) Bush, McCoury, Lloyd Loar, Cooder
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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Mine would be Monroe, Grisman, Tiny, and Jethro.
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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Monroe, Thile, Grisman, Burns

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Nobody, I would leave the mountain in its natural state and ride my fat bike there with a mandolin slung over my shoulder and have a picnic and play old-time music once I get to the summit.

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Hey, is that a Little Mt. Rushmore?

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Here’s a take nobody’s taken yet.

    Monroe, Grisman, Burns, Avital.

    Reasoning: originated Bluegrass style, originated Newgrass style, pioneered multiple styles and popularized the instrument, and argueably the greatest Classical artist.

    Plenty of runners up. Thile the genius, Hull the gender barrier breaker, and what about that guy who played the solo for Rod Stewart’s “Maggie May”? Who has ever played a more famous mandolin solo than that one?
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    Did somebody say Mount Bush-Moore?
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    Is this "players only?" What about Orville Gibson and/or Lloyd Loar?
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    1.) Monroe, Ostroushko, Thile, Avital

    2.) Grisman, Monroe, Thile, Marshall

    3.) Bush, Thile, Avital, Monroe

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    Monroe, Duffy, McRenoyls, Rector

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    Vivaldi, for the mandolin concertos .. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=thjQpovdTC0
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    Can't you think of some monument less abhorrent than Rushmore? Some consider it an abomination.
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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    I think this is just another way of naming who you feel are the most influential players to you, the responder.

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Agreed Jamie.....please allow me to assist in getting this back on track:

    Bill Monroe, David Grisman, Sammy Bush, and Dempsey Young receive my votes.

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    Appolon, Monroe, Burns, Loar
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    Monroe, Burns, Bush, Grisman

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Orville, Lloyd, Monroe and Grisman

    And ... for the Bluegrass "Rushmore" I'd have five busts: Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Ralph & Carter Stanley
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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    How many heads can this fictional mountain represent?

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Monroe, Burns, Bush, Skaggs.

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Quote Originally Posted by sblock View Post
    How many heads can this fictional mountain represent?
    MT Rushmore has four presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and T Roosevelt.

    It becomes tough

    I wonder should two of them be Orville Gibson and Lloyd Loar... it's not easy, is it?
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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Dave Apollon, Jethro Burns, the new Israeli mandolin school, and lots of Italians. Maybe that Monroe guy.

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    Monroe goes on the mountain, the rest go on the foothills.

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    Default Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    Here's another one:

    Mike Marshall, Katerina Lichtenberg, Mike Compton, John Paul Jones.
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    When we drove across the country to move to Oregon 26 yrs ago, we stopped at Mt. Rushmore along the way. It amazed me t hat there were people actually taking VIDEO of it (I guess trying to catch one of them winking).
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