Episode 11

Bill Monroe - The High, Lonesome Sound of Bill Monroe


March 10th, 2020

46 mins 54 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

It's high, it's lonesome – it's The High Lonesome Sound. Unpacking Bill Monroe's bluegrass legacy through this 1966 compilation of Decca recordings is no small task – so Patrick and Emma have enlisted some high-profile help, including the legendary Sonny Osborne (a 14-year-old debutant on this album) and the wonderfully insightful Laurie Lewis.

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