Results for - It Grows In Kentucky, But It's Heard The World Over!
1,726 voters participated in this survey
1. Do you enjoy listening t o bluegrass music?
Any time, any place, love me some bluegrass. Yes!
Sometimes, depending on the context and/or my mood
It's not among my top listening choices, but I can deal with it if need be.
No offense intened to those who enjoy it, but it's not my thing. No.
I've never heard bluegrass, but I'm intrigued.
I've never heard bluegrass and am uninterested in doing so.
2. What instruments do you believe are necessary to include in a bluegrass band?
Acoustic Upright Bass (or its electric iteration)
Singing Voices With That High, Lonesome Sound That Has So Long Defined The Music
I'm not enough of a bluegrass fan to give the question any thought.
3. What kind/s of songs do you prefer to be performed in bluegrass style?
Abject, wrist-slittingly sad songs of love gone wrong or unrequited
Happy songs that put a smile on my face, and if they're funny, that's great, too
Murder ballads, the more cold-blooded, the better
Remakes of pop/rock numbers, the more unexpected, the better (The Austin Lounge Lizards' take on Pink Floyd's
Gospel, and don't skimp on the heavenly vocal harmonies
Some of the above, but not others
I appreciate the gamut of 'grass
No 'grass fan, I
4. What deviations from/innovations on traditional bluegrass do you enjoy?
Newgrass, i.e., the integration of drums and electric instrumentation into the music (i.e,. The Newgrass Revival, maye The Osboure Brothers and those who have followed the trail they blazed)
Bluegrass jam bands such as The Yonder Mountain String Band and Tramped By Turtles
Bluegrass/classical fusion, such as that made by Mark O'Connor and Yo Yo Ma
Punk-influenced 'grassers including The Meat Purverors, The Bad Livers, The .357 String Band
Other/s that I may or may not mention below
Only trad' 'grass for me, thanks
Though I'm not fan of traditional bluegrass, I do enjoy some of the above-mentioned innovations
None of it for me, traditional nor however newfangled anyone wants to make it
08/20/2015 Music 1726 23 By: jlrake