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.
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Trailer for the documentary Give Me the Banjo.
Steve Martin narrates this musical odyssey through 300 years of American history and culture, featuring contemporary banjo masters such as Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, Sonny Osborn, Don Vappie, and Abby Washburn in interviews and performances, combined with rare archival footage, stills, recordings and first-hand narratives.
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