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Beyond Bluegrass: The Legacy of Earl Scruggs

Banjo genius Earl Scruggs died last night. According to reports, the 88-year-old died of natural causes at a hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Scruggs, an award-winning artist, started playing bluegrass music at a young age. He eventually joined Bill Monroe’s group. Scruggs gained even more notoriety when he formed the duo Flatt & Scruggs with guitar […]