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Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs
Born: Jan 6, 1924 in Flint Hill, NC
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Died: Mar 28, 2012 in Nashville, TN
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: Earl Scruggs was to the five-string banjo what Paganini was to the violin. As part of the Foggy Mountain Boys and later Flatt & Scruggs (both with Lester Flatt), he created the sound of bluegrass and helped bring it to national recognition through radio shows, recordings, television appearances, and ...Read full biography
Earl Scruggs: His Family and Friends
Released: 1972
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Earl Scruggs was only two years out of his partnership with Lester Flatt when he did the public television special that yielded Earl Scruggs: His Family and Friends, an all-star effort that lives up to ...Read full review
Live at Kansas State
Released: 1972
Label: Columbia
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One of the best albums of Scruggs' solo career, Live at Kansas State is a mirror image of his best live work with Flatt & Scruggs from the earlier decade. Backed by the Earl Scruggs Revue, an electric ...Read full review
The Gibson Brothers rule Bluegrass Awards again
Sep 26, 10:00 PM EST
The Gibson Brothers rule Bluegrass Awards with 4 wins, including 2nd entertainer of the year
Steve Martin gives emotional tribute to Earl Scruggs at Bluegrass Awards
Sep 28, 4:46 AM EST
Bluegrass Awards remember Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson; Gibson Brothers, Junior Sisk top winners