Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Music

Sitting atop Jerusalem Ridge near Rosine, KY is the family home of William Smith “Bill” Monroe, the “Father of Bluegrass Music.” He was born near there on September 13, 1911. Bill was the youngest of eight children born to James Buchanan “Buck” and Malissa Vandiver Monroe. Buck was a farmer and saw mill operator, owningContinue reading “Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Music”