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Area Celebrates Bill Monroe’s 100th Birthday [Video]

Bill Monroe, credited with creating bluegrass music with tunes like this was born on this date in 1911 in Rosine.  Lots of festivities surround the birthday including events at the International Bluegrass Museum next to River Park Center downtown Owensboro.

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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country — July 9th

On this day in 2001, the Country Music Association inducted 12 new members, probably the most at one time.  In alphabetical order they were:

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Courtesy of Flickr User bunky's pickle
Courtesy of Flickr User bunky's pickle
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Needed: A Bill Monroe

According to today's Messenger-Inquirer, filming on the Bill Monroe biopic Blue Moon of Kentucky, has been delayed by budget issues and the two leading actors, Peter Saarsgard and Maggie Gyllenhaal withdrawing from the project.  All other elem

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