Trivia Tuesday: Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, and the Origins of Bluegrass

August 20, 2019

Did you know? The genre bluegrass derives its name from Bill Monroe’s band, Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys. In December of 1945, N.C. native and key bluegrass influencer Earl Scruggs joined the band, lending his signature three-finger "Scruggs style" banjo technique to their sound.