From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information will include births and deaths; recording sessions; single, LP and CD release dates; and other interesting tidbits. Richard F. Thompson is responsible for the research and compilation of this information. We invite readers to share any tidbits, photos or memories you would like us to include.
- January 18, 1993 Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys took part in the America’s Reunion on the Mall concert that was part of President Bill Clinton’s inaugural celebration.
Here is a video of an energetic Bill Monroe in a performance of Uncle Pen that took place that evening on the Mall, Washington, DC.