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.
- June 7, 1965 Single released – Jimmy Brown the Newsboy / Cindy (Decca 31802, 45rpm)
Bill Monroe talks about drinking….
“I don’t think you have to drink any kind of drink to make you a better musician. If you think you have to do that you need to think it over, because I don’t think your mind’s working real good. I think you need to be sober.”