Bluegrass Royalty Trivia – October 13, 2023

This Contest is Closed
The winners are Tom Behan and Gary Veeder

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Jimmy Martin was known as “The King of Bluegrass”.

Whom did The Wall Street Journal call the “Queen of Bluegrass”?

A. Rhonda Vincent
B. Alison Krauss
C. Alison Brown
D. Dale Ann Bradley
E. Wilma Lee Cooper
F. Molly Tuttle
G. None of the above, what does The Wall Street Journal care about bluegrass?


Additional Bowden Comments

I bet some of those other women thought “really?!?!”

I think by rights Alison Krauss “should have been” so named.

We’ll see if Molly Tuttle has staying power and the desire to stay bluegrass.

Dick Bowden

Dick Bowden recently retired after a 45 year career in the paper industry, and moved from Connecticut to Big Indian NY (Ulster County) where he ekes out a precarious existence as a groundskeeper. Dick has been performing bluegrass music on banjo and guitar since 1966 in his home state of Maine, throughout New England, and internationally with The Case Brothers - Martin & Gibson. He has performed for HVBA with the Old Time Bluegrass Singers, and also sent in a squadron of Dick Bowden's Flying Circus. Most recently Dick has played Dobro (tm) with the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band. Dick has written many articles for Bluegrass Unlimited, Bluegrass Today, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass magazine) and HVBA.

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