Bluegrass Music in History

Country and Western: Country Singers

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

1995-02-07 Bluegrass and country musician Alison Krauss releases her compilation album "Now that I've Found You"

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • 2007-10-23 "Raising Sand" a collaborative album by rock singer Robert Plant and bluegrass singer Alison Krauss is released

Birthdays in Music

  • 1914-06-19 Lester Raymond Flatt, TN, bluegrass (Earl-Ballad of Jed Clampett)
  • 1916-05-29 Carl Story, American bluegrass musician (Rambling Mountaineers), born in Lenoir, North Carolina (d.1995)
  • 1923-03-03 Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, (d. 2012)
  • 1924-01-06 Earl Scruggs, NC, bluegrass musician (& Flat-Ballad of Jed Clampett), (d. 2012)
  • 1927-02-25 Ralph Stanley, Amerian bluegrass musician, born in Dickenson County, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • 1934-03-04 John Duffey, bluegrass musician
  • 1939-02-01 Del McCoury, bluegrass singer/musician
  • 1964-03-01 Clinton Gregory, Martinsville, Virginia, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Play, Ruby, Play)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1971-07-23 Alison Krauss, American bluegrass musician (Raising Sand), born in Decatur, Illinois

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss

Weddings in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1997-11-08 Bluegrass musician Alison Krauss marries Pat Bergeson

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss

Deaths in Music

  • 1995-03-31 Carl Story, American bluegrass musician (Rambling Mountaineers), dies at 78
  • 1995-05-08 Carroll Best, bluegrass banjo, dies at 63
  • 1996-09-09 Bill Monroe, bluegrass vocalist (created bluegrass music), dies at 84
  • 1996-09-09 William Smith Monroe, bluegrass musician, dies at 84
  • 1996-12-10 John Duffey, bluegrass musician, dies at 62
  • 2012-03-28 Earl Scruggs, American bluegrass musician, dies from natural causes at 88
  • 2012-05-29 Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, dies from complications following surgery at 89
  • 2016-06-23 Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass musician, dies at 89