Buy The Rights to Bluegrass Legend Bill Monroe's Name, Likeness and Image, plus more!
The estate of the bluegrass legend and Grand Ole Opry star is selling his name and likeness, along with his hundreds of personal items and live recordings. Chance of a lifetime, friends! Fans of the father of bluegrass have the chance to buy the rebuilt cabin and 2 1/2 acres in Kentucky where Bill Monroe lived and played music with his Uncle Pen. The buyer will also own the rights to Monroe's name and image, which can be used in things like advertising and TV shows, along with his merchandise story. But Monroe died in 1996. So why is this happening now? "The simple, honest answer is that there's only one heir to this estate, which is his son, James," says Tony Conway, the agent for the family's estate. James "feels like there's someone out there who can do a much better job." Conway says James is looking to sell his father's assets to someone who will preserve and promote his legacy. In fact, conditions written into the contra