Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs, the banjo-playing musician who recorded The Beverly Hillbillies' theme song," has died.read more
The Country Music Hall of Famer and Bluegrass giant Earl Scruggs died Wednesday morning at a Nashville, Tenn., hospital. He was 88 years old. Scruggs popularized a complex, three-fingered style of playing banjo that transformed the instrument, inspired nearly every banjo player who followed him and became a central element in what is now known as bluegrass music.
Shelby unveils its museum and cultural center named after native son, Earl Scruggs.
Judy Woodruff reports on the death of widely read and influential poet Adrienne Rich, who died Tuesday at age 82, then Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at the life and groundbreaking sound of banjo legend and bluegrass musician Earl Scruggs with Bela Fleck, another Grammy-winning banjo player.
This week's show offers a preview of the NC Theatre production of Les Miserables, we go behind the scenes at the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, check out the Barn Dance scene in Julian, enjoy a stay at Darlings by the Sea in Kure Beach and Deborah visit the French Broad Chocolate Lounge in Asheville.
More Clips & Interviews
More Credits (23)
Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android!