Play Like A Legend Book/CD Set. Bill Monroe Tunes & Songs for Mandolin by Joe Carr. Mel Bay is pleased to present the first-ever book focused on mandolinist and "Father of Bluegrass Music" Bill Monroe. Author Joe Carr dissects Monroe's unique approach to the mandolin through analysis of the icon's stylistic nuances, licks and repertoire. Included in the book are transcriptions, new "in the style of" arrangements, chord voicing’s and rhythm/backup patterns and more.