Bluegrass was born in the beautiful hills of the Appalachian Mountains in eastern North America. The style of music has deep roots from the people who settled in this region from the British Isles, the English and Scottish as well as the Irish. The ballads and words tell the stories of life. The music also reflects the soulful jazz influences contributed by people of African-American decent. Of bluegrass music, bluegrass gospel is one of its most popular genres.
The style of bluegrass music and the traditional a cappella singing or the use instruments such as the following:
- Mountain dulcimers
- Bass cello
- No drums
Such instruments are combined with Christian lyrics to make bluegrass gospel. The a cappella singing in the bluegrass style has its own kind of sound that comes from the heart, using chords with four or three-part harmonies that differ from other types of singing harmony without instruments like barber shop quartets.
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