Fields, Monroe


  • From Berry, Alabama
  • 1953-1963, played mandolin with Carl Sauceman and the Green Valley Boys.
  • 1964, played bass with Jim and Jesse.
  • 1971-1973, played bass with Bill Monroe and sang lead on Monroe’s recording of “My Old Kentucky and You.”
  • He has also worked at various times with Flatt & Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Charlie Louvin,
  • He was also a prolific songwriter. His “Please Be My Love” was recorded by Jim and Jesse and also by George Jones and Melba Montgomery.
  • 2014, released Monroe Fields with the Green Valley Boys: 1950s-60s Broadcasts(Patuxent Records).
  • He died in 2015.