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Bean Blossom

Bean Blossom

Bean Blossom: The Brown County Jamboree and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Festivals

Thomas Adler
University of Illinois Press
288 pages

“Bean Blossom seems to be the ideal subject for an extended historical study such as this. Loaded with facts and details, the unfolding story is so interesting and engrossing. I read it with delighted recognition and remembrance.”

–John Wright, author of Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music