1968 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 2, No. 12, June 1968

Cover: Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys at Warrenton, Virginia, July 10, 1966. From the left: Richard Greene, Bill Monroe, Pete Rowan, Jimmy Monroe.

Contents: Bill Monroe: King of Blue Grass Music (Radio McGill Series) Program #2 – Bill Monroe, The Man and the Legend (cont.); 1967 Reader Poll Results (cont.); Jim Greer and the Mac-O-Chee Valley Folks; Letters; Record Reviews; Bluegrass Unlimited Song Book; Bluegrass in the clubs; Classified Ads; Bluegrass on the air; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 June Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Bluegrass – Sawtooth Mountain Volunteers

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 2, No. 11, May 1968

Cover: Sawtooth Mountain Volunteers. left to right: Willy Carter, Colleen Harrison (not a member of the band), Steve Waller, Harry Stayner, Walt Specht, Mike Eisler, (1936 Dodge property of Steve Gorthy)

Contents: Sawtooth Mountain Volunteers; 1967 Reader Poll Results; Union Grove; An Interview with Bill Clifton (conclusion); Send a Bluegrass Musician to Camp; Letters; Record Reviews; Bluegrass Unlimited Song Book; Bluegrass in the clubs; Classified Ads; Bluegrass on the air; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 May Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Bluegrass Unlimited – Bill Emerson

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 2, No. 10, April 1968

Cover: Bill Emerson

Contents: Bill Emerson; 1967 Reader Poll Results; An Interview with Bill Clifton; Roy Crockett & The Pleasant Valley Boys; Letters; Record Reviews; Bluegrass Unlimited Song Book; Bluegrass in the clubs; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 April Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Bluegrass – Don Reno, Bill Harrell & The Tennessee Cut-Ups

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 2, No. 8, February 1968

Cover: Don Reno, Bill Harrell & The Tennessee Cut-Ups. From left: Ronnie Reno, mandolin; Don Reno, banjo; Bill Harrell, guitar; Kenny Baker, fiddle; George Shuffler, bass; Taken September 1967 at Berryville, Virginia Bluegrass Festival. Photo by Edwin G. Huffman.

Contents: The Bill Harrell Story; Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs Discography; The Hurricane that almost hit Tampa; Bill Monroe: King of Blue Grass Music (Radio McGill Series, program #2 – Bill Monroe, the man & the legend; The Carroll County Ramblers; more

1968 February Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1967 Bluegrass Unlimited includes Gibson Banjo Catalog Reprints

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 2, No. 6, December 1967

Cover: circa 1954, Lee Cole, bass; Buck Graves, mandolin; Donny Bryant, banjo; Curtis Lee, fiddle; Mac Wiseman, guitar

Contents: Dedicated to the furtherance of bluegrass music, first in a series of statements of Editorial policy by the staff of Bluegrass Unlimited; Bill Monroe: King of Blue Grass Music (Radio McGill Series) Program #1 (cont.) Blue Grass Music Past & Present transcribed by Doug Benson; An Interview with Mac Wiseman; In Memoriam – Ralph “Robby” Robinson and Charles “Chuck” Cordle; more

Included in the magazine is a section of Gibson Banjo Catalog Reprints showing pictures and descriptions of the following banjos: Gibson Mastertone Tenor-banjo Style TB-5, Granada, TB-3, Gibson Tenor-banjo style TB-2, “All American” Tenor Banjo, “Florentine” Tenor Banjo, Style TB-6 Tenor Banjo, Style “Granada” Tenor Banjo, TB-4, TB-3, TB-1, TB-2, TB-11, TB-00, TB-18, TB-12(no photo)

1967 December Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1967 Bluegrass Unlimited – an organization dedicated to the furtherance of bluegrass music

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 2, No. 4, October 1967

Cover: left to right: Byron Berline, fiddle; Bill Monroe, mandolin; Sonny Osborne, banjo; Bob Osborne, mandolin; Roland White, guitar. Taken at Berryville, Virginia, September 3, 1967, photo by Edwin G. Huffman

Contents: Third Annual Roanoke Bluegrass Festival; We are maligning the wrong people; Nine reasons for getting acquainted with a Japanese bluegrass fan; Pictures of the third annual Roanoke Bluegrass Festival; Letters; Notes & Queries; Record Reviews; more

1967 October Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Lonesome Pine Fiddlers Discography

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 5, November 1968

Cover: Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, circa 1956

Contents: Lonesome Pine Fiddlers Discography; On the road with Jimmy Martin part 2; A comparative analysis of current banjos part 2; A trip – DJ convention – 1968; Additions to Bill Clifton Discography; Old South Bluegrass Festival; Curtis Blackwell & The Dixie Bluegrass Boys; Letters; Notes & Queries; Record Reviews; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; more

1968 November Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Bluegrass Unlimited – on the road with Jimmy Martin

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 4, October 1968

Cover: Jimmy Martin and Bill Emerson

Contents: On the road with Jimmy Martin; Berryville Bluegrass Festival; And a good time was had by all; Paul’s Banjo; The Country Coalition; Record Reviews; Letters; Note & Queries; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Bluegrass on the air; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 October Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Bluegrass Unlimited Berryville Festival Edition, cover – Carlton Haney and Bill Monroe

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 3, September 1968

Cover: Carlton Haney and Bill Monroe

Contents: A Comparative Analysis of Current Banjos; Reflections on Taping & the Alleged Future of Bluegrass Music; Huapango, or Mexican Bluegrass; Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers; Berryville Festival Program; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Classified ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 September Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Model Martin D-45 Guitar

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 2, August 1968

Cover: Nancy Duffey holding the new Martin D-45 guitar

Contents: Martin D-45 – 1968 Model; Bill Monroe Bluegrass Festival; Bill Clifton & the Dixie Mountain Boys -a discography; The Maggie Valley Boys; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Bluegrass on the air; Classified ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 August Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 The Blue Grass Champs, headed by Pop Stoneman and the Stoneman Family

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 1, July 1968

Cover: The Blue Grass Champs, headed by Pop Stoneman and the Stoneman Family – Pop Stoneman, seated. From the left: Porter Church, banjo, Donna Stoneman, mandolin, Van Stoneman, guitar, Lew Childre, dobro, Jimmy Stoneman, bass

Contents: Bill Monroe – King of Blue Grass Music (Radio McGill Series)(Transcribed by Doug Benson) Program #3 – Bill Monroe – The Relevance of Blue Grass Music to the Urban Audience; Bill Clifton -a discography; The Toe River Valley Boys; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited songbook; Author & title Index to Volume 2; Personal Appearance Calendar; Bluegrass in the Clubs; Classified Ads; more

1968 July Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Bluegrass – Bill Emerson & Cliff Waldron & The Lee Highway Boys

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 4, No. 1, July 1969

Cover: Bill Emerson & Cliff Waldron & The Lee Highway Boys

Contents: Bluegrass Day at Culpeper, VA; How to form an area Bluegrass Committee; The Strom Double Eagle Banjo; The Stone Mountain Boys; Radio Stations Programming Country and Western Music Exclusively; Letters; Record Reviews; Bluegrass Unlimited songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1969 July Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine – Charlie Monroe

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 11, May 1969

Cover: Charlie Monroe at Brown County Jamboree, Bean Blossom, Indiana

Contents: The commercial recordings of Charlie Monroe; An interview with Don McHan; A Tour of the Martin Factory, Nazareth Pennsylvania; Festival Reports; Earl Taylor & The Stoney Mountain Boys; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Bluegrass on the air; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1969 May Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine – The Osborne Brothers

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 9, March 1969

Cover: Osborne Brothers

Contents: Electric Bluegrass; Bluegrass Fiddle; Pictures from WWVA Jamboree 1953 Souvenir album; Roger Williams and the Country Cut-Ups; Picture of Ozark Mountain Trio with John Hartford, Don Brown, Norman Ford; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Bluegrass on the air; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1969 March Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Red Smiley and the Bluegrass Cutups

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 7, January 1969

Cover: Red Smiley and the Bluegrass Cutups

Contents: Red Smiley; From Sound to Style – the emergence of Bluegrass; Roger Sprung; A Communication; Gibson F-5 Mandolins made in 1922, 1923 & 1924; The Shindig in the Barn; The Stone Mountain Boys; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Bluegrass on the air; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1969 January Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1968 Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine – The Lilly Brothers

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 3, No. 6, December 1968

Cover: The Lilly Brothers with Don Stover

Contents: Lilly Brothers; Bluegrass Fiddle; Kenny Baker; Third Annual Tennessee State ETSU Folk Festival; Record Reviews; Aunt Dinah Quilting Party; Notes & Queries; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Bluegrass in the clubs; Bluegrass on the air; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1968 December Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Bluegrass Unlimited – Bill and Charlie Monroe

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 4, No. 6, December 1969

Cover: Bill and Charlie Monroe

Contents: Bill Monroe Honored by Kentucky; Help Celebrate Bad Mouth Bluegrass Day; The Clay County Travellers; Monroe Brothers Discography; Bluegrass on the air;; Vernon Derrick; Scott Stoneman; Innovation in Blue Grass Music; Bluegrass Unlimited songbook; New Zealand Bluegrass Sequel; Bluegrass in the Clubs; Letters; Personal Appearance Calendar; Record Reviews; more

1969 December Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Jimmy Martin and the Sunny Mountain Boys

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 4, No. 5, November 1969

Cover: Jimmy Martin and the Sunny Mountain Boys

Contents: Carolina Opry features Jimmy Martin; Remember the first time?; Maryland Indian Summer Bluegrass Festival; Sam Bush; The Gunter Brothers & Greenbrier Valley Boys; Record Reviews; Letters; Bluegrass Unlimited Songbook; Notes and Queries; Bluegrass in the Clubs; Classified Ads; Personal Appearance Calendar; more

1969 November Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Bluegrass Unlimited – Bill Monroe, Thirty Years on the Grand Old Opry

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 4, No. 4, October 1969

Contents: Bill Monroe – Thirty years on the Grand Old Opry; There was Bluegrass at Camp Springs; Pennsylvania Dutch Bluegrass Festival; The Stewart-MacDonald 5-Star Banjo Head; The Bluegrass Alliance; An Open letter to lovers of bluegrass music from Jimmy Martin; Bluegrass Unlimited songbook; Record Reviews; more

1969 October Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com

1969 Bluegrass in New Zealand? You’re out of your mind! – Hamilton County Bluegrass Band

Bluegrass Unlimited, Vol. 4, No. 3, September 1969

Cover: Hamilton County Bluegrass Band at the National Banjo Pickers Convention. The afternoon concert being held on a barge moored in the Waikato River on a very windy afternoon.

Contents: A professional bluegrass band in New Zealand? You’re out of your mind! The story of the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band part 2; Georgia Bluegrass Festival; Carl Sauceman; The Possumtrotters; Peter Sayers; more

1969 September Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Back-Issue available at www.GuitarPulp.com