Bean Blossom: The Brown County Jamboree and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Festivals
by Thomas A. Adler
Bean Blossom Indiana is home to the annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, founded in 1967 by Bill Monroe. With roots back in 1951, it is the longest running bluegrass festival in the world. Adler traces the long and colorful history of the event. He discusses the development of bluegrass music, the many personalities of the bluegrass music scene, the interplay of local, regional, and national interests, and the meaning of the festival to the music's many performers - professional and amateur - and its legions of fans. 245 pp.
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