Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.

— Bill Monroe

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I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn't want to copy anybody.


I'm a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice.


I wanted to use some kind of name so people would know where I was from.

So I took the name "bluegrass." There is not a prettier name in the whole world.


Bluegrass is wonderful music. I'm glad I originated it.


I just hope bluegrass entertainers take care of their music and take care of their fans. If you don't practice, the man next door who is practicing will beat you.


Country music belongs to America.


I just wanted a style of music all my own.


Practice every time you get a chance.

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