Earl Eugene Scruggs was an American musician noted for popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style," which is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. His three-finger style of playing was radically different... Wikipedia
Born: January 6, 1924, Cleveland County, NC
Died: March 28, 2012, Nashville, TN
Spouse: Louise Scruggs (m. 1948–2006)
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Flint Hill Special
Jimmy Brown the Newsboy
We'll Meet Again Sweetheart
Song of the South
Orange Blossom Special
My Cabin in Caroline
A Hundred Years From Now
Nashville Skyline Rag
Down the Road
Same Old Train
Ballad of Jed Clampett
Rolling in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Don't This Road Look Rough and Rocky
Foggy Mountain Chimes
Train Number Forty-Five
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke
Old Salty Dog Blues
I Saw the Light
Ring of Fire
Crying My Hear Out Over You
Blue Ridge Cabin Home
Feast Here Tonight
God Loves His Children
You Are My Flower
Earl Eugene Scruggs (January 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012) was an American musician noted for popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style," which is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Flatt and Scruggs · Earl Scruggs Revue · Louise Scruggs · The Earl Scruggs Center Years active: 1945–2012 Instruments: 5-string banjo; guitar Origin: North Carolina, U.S Genres: Bluegrass; country; gospel
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Jan 11, 2019 · “Few players have changed the way we hear an instrument the way Earl has, putting him in a category with Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Chet ...
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Jan 10, 2019 · Clip from PBS special 'Earl Scruggs: His Family and Friends' features Scruggs' son Randy playing guitar. By. Stephen L. Betts ...
Earl Scruggs artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music.
Earl Scruggs | American musician | Britannica.com
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May 30, 2019 · Scruggs, who came from a musical family, began to play his father's banjo at age 4, and by the age of 15 he was playing on local radio ...
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Jan 11, 2019 · It's only four minutes, but the rendition of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" by Earl Scruggs in 1971, along with a line of banjo players queued ...
Earl Scruggs, Soundtrack: Bonnie and Clyde. Earl Scruggs was born on January 6, 1924 as Earl Eugene Scruggs. He is known for his work on Bonnie and ...