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William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who created the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He is often referred to as The Father of Bluegrass.

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Folsom Prison Blues [2013]

SongDuration
Prisoner's Song2:00

Country Legends [2010]

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I Saw the Light2:06

The Roots of the Byrds [2009]

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Shady Grove2:07

Center Stage [2008]

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Nine Pound Hammer4:46

The Best of Americana [2007]

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In the Pines3:25

Greatest Bluegrass Hits [2006]

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Uncle Pen2:43

Guitar Texas [2005]

SongDuration
Nine Pound Hammer2:37

Don't Cry to Me [2004]

SongDuration
On and On2:48

Blue Moon of Kentucky 1936-1949 [2002]

SongDuration
What Would You Give in Exchange3:12
Nine Pound Hammer2:13
Drifting Too Far from the Shore3:21
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms2:25
Roll on Buddy, Roll On2:56
Little Joe2:26
A Beautiful Life2:39
Mule Skinner Blues2:43
No Letter in the Mail2:40
Cryin' Holy Unto the Lord2:28
Six White Horses3:02
Dog House Blues3:05
I Wonder If You Feel the Way I Do2:51
Tennessee Blues2:51
Shake My Mother's Hand for Me3:05
Were You There When They Crucified My Lord2:47
Orange Blossom Special2:32
In the Pines3:23
Rocky Road Blues2:36
Kentucky Waltz2:48
True Life Blues2:50
Nobody Loves Me2:47
Goodbye Old Pal2:42
Footprints in the Snow2:42
Come Back to Me in My Dreams3:00
Heavy Traffic Ahead2:52
Why Did You Wander2:35
Blue Moon of Kentucky3:04
Toy Heart2:46
Summertime Is Past and Gone2:56
Mansions for Me3:15
Mother's Only Sleeping3:18
Will You Be Loving Another Man?2:54
Wicked Path of Sin2:41
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky2:59
It's Mighty Dark to Travel2:54
I Hear a Sweet Voice Calling3:01
Little Cabin on the Hill3:01
My Rose of Old Kentucky2:58
Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong2:49
That Home Above2:54
Remember the Cross3:11
Along About Daybreak3:07
When You Are Lonely2:46
Molly and Tenbrooks2:45
Can't You Hear Me Callin'3:16
Travelin' This Lonesome Road3:12
Blue Grass Stomp2:56
The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band3:16
Kentucky Waltz [Take 2]2:43
True Life Blues [Take 4]2:43
True Life Blues [Take 3]2:48
True Life Blues [Take 2]2:50
Nobody Loves Me [Take 3]2:52
Nobody Loves Me [Take 1]2:38
Goodbye Old Pal [Take 2]2:27
Footprints in the Snow [Take 2]2:34
Heavy Traffic Ahead [Take 2]2:22
Why Did You Wander [Take 2]2:35
Summertime Is Past and Gone [Take BD1]1:03
Summertime Is Past and Gone [Take BD2]1:48
Summertime Is Past and Gone [Take 2]2:56
Summertime Is Past and Gone [Take BD3]1:27
Will You Be Loving Another Man? [Take 2]2:56
Wicked Path of Sin [Take 2]2:58
It's Mighty Dark to Travel [Take 2]2:54
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky [Take BD]0:20
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky [Take 2]2:56
It's Mighty Dark to Travel [Take 3]2:55
Little Cabin Home on the Hill [Take 2]3:10
My Rose of Old Kentucky [Take 2]3:04
Bluegrass Breakdown [Take 3]2:39
Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong [Take 2]3:21
Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong [Take BD1]0:17
Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong [Take BD2]1:11
Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong [Take 3]2:58
That Home Above [Take BD]1:00
Remember the Cross [Take 2]3:04
Along About Daybreak [Take 2]3:10
Along About Daybreak [Take BD]1:51
Molly and Tenbrooks [Take 2]2:24
Shine Hallelujah, Shine [Take 2]2:32
Can't You Hear Me Callin' [Take 4]3:23
Can't You Hear Me Callin' [Take 3]3:13
Can't You Hear Me Callin' [Take BD]0:30
Can't You Hear Me Callin' [Take 2]3:20
Blue Grass Stomp [Take BD]0:42
Blue Grass Stomp [Take 2]3:17
The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band [Take 3]3:08
The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band [Take 2]3:13

Country Music [2002]

SongDuration
Mule Skinner Blues2:46

The Bad [2001]

SongDuration
Blue Moon of Kentucky2:15

Cowboy Ballads [1999]

SongDuration
Molly and Tenbrooks2:47

Bluegrass [1996]

SongDuration
Kentucky Waltz2:45

The Music of Bill Monroe [1994]

SongDuration
What Would You Give in Exchange3:13
Mule Skinner Blues3:08
Cryin' Holy Unto My Lord2:33
Goodbye Old Pal2:42
Heavy Traffic Ahead2:51
Wicked Path of Sin2:41
It's Mighty Dark to Travel2:53
Bluegrass Breakdown2:18
Can't You Hear Me Callin'3:17
My Little Georgia Rose3:08
I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome2:51
Uncle Pen2:46
Lord Protect My Soul2:43
Rawhide2:38
Brakeman's Blues2:38
Sugar Coated Love2:25
Christmas Time's A-Coming2:49
The First Whippoorwill2:55
In the Pines3:13
Footprints in the Snow2:42
Walking in Jerusalem2:01
Memories of Mother and Dad3:00
The Little Girl and the Dreadful Snake3:06
Y'all Come2:18
Sitting Alone in the Moonlight2:28
On and On2:48
A Voice from on High2:38
Close By2:32
Put My Little Shoes Away2:34
You'll Find Her Name Written There2:52
Blue Moon of Kentucky2:42
The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band2:34
Used to Be2:08
A Good Woman's Love2:23
Cry, Cry Darling2:25
I'm Sitting on Top of the World2:20
Molly and Tenbrooks2:30
Dark as the Night, Blue as the Day2:30
Sold Down the River2:33
Little Joe2:59
Lonesome Road Blues2:32
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky2:26
Toy Heart2:16
Nine Pound Hammer2:21
Roll on Buddy, Roll On2:13
Never Again (Will I Knock on Your Door)2:10
Dusty Miller2:23
Midnight on the Stormy Deep3:45
Soldier's Joy2:11
Soldier's Joy [#]2:11
Blue Night2:41
Walls of Time [#]3:19
Walls of Time3:19
With Body and Soul3:07
Walk Softly on My Heart2:36
Kentucky Waltz3:06
Get Up John2:34
Rocky Road Blues2:03
You Won't Be Satisfied That Way [Live]2:01
You Won't Be Satisfied That Way2:01
Travelin' This Lonesome Road3:33
The Old Brown County Barn2:31
Stay Away from Me2:18
The Long Bow2:48
The Old Crossroads4:08
I'm Working on a Building2:35
You're Drifting Away2:41

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SongDuration
Just Over in the Gloryland2:24
Mighty Dark to Travel2:51
I'm Working on a Building2:44
In the Pines3:11
Toy Heart 
New Muleskinner Blues2:30
Uncle Pen2:44
Gotta Travel On2:34
Stay Away from Me2:15
Angels Rock Me To Sleep2:39
Gotta Travel On2:34
When the Cactus Is In Bloom 
Uncle Pen2:44
Toy Heart 
In the Pines3:11
Kentucky Waltz2:48
I'm Working on a Building2:44
Walls of Time5:02
When the Cactus Is In Bloom 
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky 
Walls of Time5:02
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky 
Footprints in the Snow 
Heavy Traffic Ahead2:48
Midnight on the Stormy Deep3:45
The Old Crossroads2:39
Midnight on the Stormy Deep3:45
Walk Softly on My Heart3:10
Linda Lou 
Walk Softly on This Heart of Mine 
Midnight on the Stormy Deep3:45
Blue Moon of Kentucky2:07
Six White Horses3:02
Roll on Buddy Roll On2:11
Walk Softly on My Heart3:10
Cryin' Holy Unto My Lord2:31
Are You Lost in Sin?3:07
Were You There? 
I Saw the Light 
Uncle Pen2:44
Blue Moon of Kentucky 
I Saw the Light 
Footprints in the Snow 
Roll on Buddy Roll On2:11
Uncle Pen2:44
Blue Moon of Kentucky 
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight 
On and On2:48
I'm Working on a Building2:44
I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky 
Toy Heart 
Live and Let Live 
Old Joe Clark 
With Body and Soul2:44
Walls of Time5:02
Long Black Veil 
Footprints in the Snow 
Roll on Buddy Roll On2:11
Highway of Sorrow2:21
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry 
Drifting Too Far from the Shore 
New Muleskinner Blues2:30
Kentucky Waltz2:48
Time Changes Everything 
Gotta Travel On2:34
Happy on My Way2:18
Walking in Jerusalem1:59
In the Pines3:11
I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome 
Cry, Cry Darling 
New Muleskinner Blues2:30
Nine Pound Hammer2:40
Blue Moon of Kentucky 
I Saw the Light 
Long Black Veil 
Footprints in the Snow 
You're Drifting Away2:36
Rocky Road Blues 
Gotta Travel On2:34
Get Down on Your Knees and Pray3:01
Toy Heart 
Kentucky Waltz2:48
Blue Moon of Kentucky 
I Saw the Light 
Lonesome Road Blues 
New Muleskinner Blues2:30
My Little Georgia Rose 
Uncle Pen2:44
When the Cactus Is In Bloom 
Walk Softly on My Heart3:10

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