Posted by Jesse East on January 28, 19102 at 11:38:12:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Scruggs vs Monroe: "Father of Bluegrass" posted by WT Walker on January 25, 19102 at 21:07:40:
Not all Bluegrass is "High & Lonesome". I still
believe that a Banjo is the one instrument that adds idenity to
The word Bluegrass was not used to
describe this type of music until the late 1950s,
at a time when the Banjo had become the most
characteristic instrument in the band.
For this reason, I do not consider a group like
Nickel Creek (nice music and great musicians) to
Earl, sir, my hat's off to you for all you have
done for this style of music.
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