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Bill Monroe

Induction category: Early Influence

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Inductee: Bill Monroe (vocals, mandolin, guitar; born September 13, 1911, died September 9, 1996) Musical pioneer Bill Monroe is known as “the father of bluegrass music.” While Monroe would humbly say, “I’m a farmer with a mandolin and a high ...

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