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Bill Monroe: The Father of Bluegrass

1993 Rated NR 1hr 31m

Singer-songwriter-bandleader Bill Monroe created the musical genre of bluegrass, and this probing yet sentimental documentary illustrates just how pervasive his influence has become. Featuring performances and interviews with Monroe, Ricky Skaggs, Emmylou Harris, Jerry Garcia, Paul McCartney and many others, this tribute traces the development of Monroe's style, his emergence as a star and ultimate crowning as an American icon.

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Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo