Antedating of "Blue Grass" Music

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Mar 21 00:21:21 UTC 2013

At 3/20/2013 07:59 PM, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
>In the Christian Science Monitor, May 29, 1939, page 10 (ProQuest
>Historical Newspapers), in listings of radio programs, one of the
>programs on WEEI is listed as "'Bluegrass' music".  It seems odd
>that such a term would first be found in connection with a Boston
>radio station.

Now now -- we are, and were, very eclectic up here in Crimson
Country.  Although I haven't heard much bluegrass on WEEI recently --
or any music, for that matter.


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