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Bill Monroe

Blue Moon Of Kentucky

  • Bluegrass
  • Country
  • Musical
  • Blues
  • Instrumental
song from
  • 2011
  • 1947
  • 1936
  • 1946
  • 1953

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“Blue Moon of Kentucky” is a waltz written in 1946 by bluegrass musician Bill Monroe and recorded by his band, The Blue Grass Boys. The song has since been recorded by many artists, including Elvis Presley. “Blue Moon of Kentucky” is the official bluegrass song of Kentucky. In 2002, Monroe’s version was one of 50 recordings chosen that year by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry. In 2003, CMT ranked “Blue Moon of Kentucky” #11 on its 100 Greatest Songs in Country Music. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Blue moon of Kentucky keep on shining

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More songs by Bill Monroe (See Charts): Wicked Path Of Sin, Uncle Pen, Cheyenne, and Roanoke.

Popular in Bluegrass (See Charts): Roanoke, The Old Home, Rodeohead, Bile Them Cabbage Down, Uncle Pen, Angel Band, Nobody'S Business, Go Home, Listening To The Rain, and Cheyenne.


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