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A Little Taste of Bluegrass
"Bluegrass is traditional country music at its finest. It is a beautiful, haunting music, featuring rich vocal harmonies backed up with such string instruments as banjo, mandolin, guitar, and fiddle."
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With his Blue Grass Boys, this man crystallized the sound that is called bluegrass. Who is the 'father' of the bluegrass sound?
Pee Wee Lambert
The Stanley Brothers (Carter and Ralph) not only developed their own unique style but also greatly influenced the bluegrass sound. What was the name of their group?
The Sunny Mountain Boys
The Virginia Boys
The Clinch Mountain Boys
The Tennessee Cutups
What is the trademark instrument of bluegrass great, Bill Monroe?
Which of the following duos started out as members of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys?
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs
Jim and Jesse McReynolds
Ralph and Carter Stanley
Bobby and Sonny Osbourne
How did Flatt and Scruggs choose the name of their band, The Foggy Mountain Boys?
Lester Flatt's hometown was Foggy Mountain, TN.
It comes from the song 'Foggy Mountaintop' by the Carter Family.
Earl Scruggs was born in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Scruggs said that playing in country music bars was 'Like looking down from a foggy mountaintop'.
Which of the following was in both The Foggy Mountain Boys and The Blue Grass Boys?
Arthur Lee 'Red' Smiley
Who is best known for his three-finger picking of a five-string banjo?
Curly Joe Cline
Bluegrass legends Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs recorded and traveled together until Flatt's death in 1979.
Which University of Wisconsin and Julliard graduate whose banjo picking is featured on "Deliverance" proves you do not have to be a 'good ol' Southern boy' to pick a mean banjo?
J. D. Crowe
Not only men are famous in bluegrass. This lady is a talented fiddler and her lovely vocals were featured on the songs 'Down to the River to Pray', 'Didn't Leave Nobody But the Baby', and 'I'll Fly Away' on the movie soundtrack of 'O Brother, Where Art Thou'.
June Carter Cash
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