Bluegrass was shifted into the spotlight with the release of the Coen Brothers film 'O Brother, Where Art Thou'. Despite the use of Bluegrass music that saturated its soundtrack, the film itself was set in the depression, a time period when it was unlikely that Bluegrass was played. Although it is difficult to say exactly when Bluegrass was created, many agree that it started after World War ...
Strange as it may seem, country has roots in Scots-Irish heritage. Most believe that a mix of European folk songs, with African-American blues has created the basic 'formula' of country as we now know it.