James Monroe

Title

James Monroe

Subject

Radio stations.
Musical instruments.
Music--Instruction and study.
Music festivals.
Bluegrass festivals
Music icons
Music business
Music--Economic aspects.
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass music.
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups.
Musical performance
Music--Performance.
Musical families
Sound recordings.
Sound studios
Sound--Recording and reproducing
Songs.

Description

James Monroe is the son of Bluegrass music icon Bill Monroe. In this interview, he recalls memories of his father as both a parent and a Bluegrass legend. He talks about touring with his father, his father's bands and their members, and what he learned from his father and other musicians over the years. He talks about the business side of music, the first Bluegrass festivals, and Bill Monroe's legacy in the world of Bluegrass music.

Format

video

Identifier

2017oh199_ibmm023

Interviewer

Ronnie Reno

Interviewee

James Monroe

Interview Keyword

Childhood
Discipline of children
Bill Monroe & the Bluegrass Boys (Artist)
Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys (Artist)
Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys (Artist)
Monroe, Bill (Artist)
Bill Monroe (Artist)
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys (Artist)
Bill Monroe & his Bluegrass Boys (Artist)
Reno, Don (Artist)
Don Reno (Artist)
Reno, Ronnie (Artist)
Ronnie Reno (Artist)

Files

monroe_Still022.jpg


Citation

“James Monroe,” Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, accessed May 24, 2019, https://nunncenter.net/bluegrass/items/show/16.