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.
Earl Scruggs, the virtuoso banjo player, died on March 28 at the age of 88. Musicians, including Steve Martin, celebrated his legacy by playing his signature songs.
Renowned banjo player Noam Pikelny's new Compass Records album Beat the Devil and Carry A Rail narrowly escapes creative failure with help from his Bluegrass community friends: Steve Martin, Ed Helms, Earl Scruggs, Béla Fleck, Chris Thile, Gillian Welch, and Dave Rawlings. noampikelny.com
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