Tag: bluegrass

08/23/14

Bill Monroe/Tom Ewing

bill monroe

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.” 

08/30/11

Rex Musical Caravan: “Fairlee Well” Download

Here’s a first–the Rex Musical Caravan goes north of the border! Well, thanks to the miracle of the Internet. It’s all thanks to Blair Babcock and the Blurry Pickers, who are donating half the proceeds of the download sales of their song “Fairlee Well” to Rex. Here’s what Blair has to say about the song: […]

05/07/09

Peter Rowan

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04/24/09

Peter Rowan

Peter RowanWhen Peter Rowan put together the lineup for Rex’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, it was truly Sweet Music Everywhere. In a recent conversation, Rowan shares some tales of his life of musical adventure.