Bluegrass

The poodles know what it is *g*.

Bluegrass is not country and western. Those are *2 different types of music* until you hit the late ’60’s-early ’70’s.

It is a purely American offshoot of country music.

The soundtrack to “O Brother Where Out Thou” is  not bluegrass, despite the Stanley Brother-ish version used as the title track. Ralph did pad out the end of his life performing it but he didn’t have to IMO.

The Carter Family Is. Not. Bluegrass. I hate you people who say they are and will pick a fight. Read a book, ferChristssake.

Flatt and Scruggs. Bill Monroe. Ralph and Carter Stanley. Red Allen. Jim Eanes (who tried to do western badly *g*), Carl Story. Not Allison Krause, or String Cheese Incident, or any version of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Fine musicians but…no.

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