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Jack Mazur’s personal history of bluegrass

Back in the early 60’s, in Pensacola, Florida (southern Alabama) my mother would turn the t.v. on and make me watch the so and so country hour. I think it was around 6:00 p.m.. I was forced to watch Jim and Jesse, Bill Monroe, Grandpa Jones and so much cornpone it made me sick! At ten years of age I thought I was some “modern” individual and, frankly, this music, and my being forced to watch it, embarrassed me. I wanted the Beatles and the ‘Mersey Beat’. As our family disintegrated I moved about with relatives but was becoming consumed
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