Bill Monroe’s Estate Is For Sale, Including Cabin, Fiddle and Name Rights

Bill Monroe’s Estate Is For Sale, Including Cabin, Fiddle and Name Rights

Bill Monroe’s estate is for sale, including name, image and likeness rights.

Bill, who died in 1996, popularized traditional bluegrass music in the U.S. as a singer, instrumentalist and influential bandleader. The “Father of Bluegrass,” as he was known, scored hits on the country charts during the 1940s and 1950s, including “Kentucky Waltz,” “Wicked Path of Sin” and “Gotta Travel On.” He is one of the few artists inducted into the International Bluegrass Hall of Fame, the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Some of the items included in the estate sale:

  • Uncle Pen’s Cabin, where Bill lived with his uncle from 1927–1929 after his parents died
  • BillMonroe.com
  • Name, image and likeness rights
  • Last will and testament
  • Personal record collection
  • Fiddle, with Bill’s initials inscribed

Interested parties should contact Tony Conway, Conway Entertainment Group, at 615-724-1818 for more information.

photos courtesy of Monroe Enterprises

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Luke Combs Gets 11th Number-1 with “Forever After All”

Luke Combs Gets 11th Number-1 with “Forever After All”

Congrats to Luke Combs – his song “Forever After All” is sitting at number-1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart!

This is Luke’s 11th consecutive number-1 song – and the 6th track off of his deluxe album What You See Ain’t Always What You Get to capture the top spot.

After hitting number-1 Luke says, “It’s pretty crazy having this song go number-1, being the sixth number-1 off this album. It’s incredible, and it’s all thanks to the fans. We have a really great team – from management, to label, to band and crew, and we’ve been lucky that country radio has embraced us, which means the world to me. I’m forever grateful to everybody that’s helped get my songs out there. I just wanna say thanks to everybody, and I never take it for granted.”

Photo Credit: Zack Massey