Sorry! This site requires JavaScript. Virtually nothing will work without it. Please enable it in your browser.

Can't You Hear Me Callin': The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass

Can't You Hear Me Callin' Drawing on the traditional "hillbilly" music of his Kentucky childhood, the late Bill Monroe created the "high lonesome sound" of bluegrass; his accomplished mandolin-playing and haunting high-range voice backed by fiddle and five-string banjo. This biography reveals his ongoing musical influence.

Important places

Nashville (156)


Davidson (183)


Tennessee (979)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Cumberland Plateau (211)
Appalachian Mountains (1,111)