All Things Considered remembers Big Mon

September 9 marked the 14th anniversary of Bill Monroe’s passing , and NPR’s All Thing’s Considered took the occasion to remember Big Mon in a piece about the Bluegrass Boys reunion at the International Bluegrass Music Museum earlier this summer.

NPR’s Micah Schweizer interviewed a number of former Monroe hires assembled at the ROMP fest this past June in Owensboro, KY and includes their thoughts and comments in this 5 minute piece.

Listen to the segment online at

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.