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A collection of quotes and sayings by Bill Monroe on music, thoughts, wonderful, bluegrass, American, country, practice, time, chance, voice, farmer and copy.

9 Great Quotes By Bill Monroe That Are Music To Your Ears

Born On: September 13, 1911
Died On: September 9, 1996
Born In: Rosine, Kentucky, USA
Died At Age: 84
Bill Monroe was an illustrious American singer, songwriter and mandolinist. He is referred to as ‘Father of Bluegrass’ as he helped create the style of music popularly known as bluegrass. The genre name was derived from his band called the ‘Blue Grass Boys’. His performing career spanned approximately seven decades as an instrumentalist, bandleader, singer and composer. In 1970, he was inducted in the ‘Country Music Hall of Fame’. In 1997, he was inducted into the ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’. He was also awarded a ‘National Medal of Arts’ and ‘Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award’. We have curated some noteworthy and popular quotes and sayings by the eminent artist from his writings, songs, lyrics, music, thoughts and life. Following is the list of notable and quotable quotes and thoughts by Bill Monroe.
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I just wanted a style of music all my own.

Bill Monroe

I just hope bluegrass entertainers take care of their music and take care of their fans. If you don't practice, the man next door who is practicing will beat you.

Bill Monroe

Practice every time you get a chance

Bill Monroe

I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn't want to copy anybody.

Bill Monroe

I'm a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice.

Bill Monroe

Country music belongs to America.

Bill Monroe

Practice every time you get a chance.

Bill Monroe

Bluegrass is wonderful music. I'm glad I originated it.

Bill Monroe

Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.

Bill Monroe