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“Damn Lies”

Smith’s statement that the music began with Monroe’s post-war band and his inclusion of Earl Scruggs-style banjo as one of the defining characteristics of the music were, Monroe told Smith angrily, ‘damn lies’ as far as he was concerned. – Neil Rosenberg, “Bluegrass: A History”      

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What is Bluegrass?

After reading the introduction texts to “Bluegrass: A History” by Neil Rosenberg, and “The Bluegrass Reader” by Thomas Goldsmith, I had formed a good idea for what a true, technical definition for bluegrass would be. “Bluegrass” in the academic, dictionary idea, is a genre of music defined by the use of acoustic instruments such as … Continue reading What is Bluegrass?

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Guest Speaker #4

I really enjoyed listening to the speaker. I think it was really important for me to hear more about the principles of community, I think students see them everywhere and do not really put a lot of thought into it. For example, they were in our orientation handbook and on the back of a t-shirt […]

Guest Speaker 10/18/12

The speaker in class this past week didn’t seem very interesting at first because of the topic, but in hindsight I learned a lot of things from her. I learned a lot of useful information about the women’s center. There are a lot of resources available to both men and women here on campus. The […]