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Earl Scruggs

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Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs has been played on NTS in shows including Latete Atoto, featured first on 7 April 2016. Songs played include Black Mountain Rag and Nashville Blues.

Earl Eugene Scruggs (born January 6, 1924, Shelby, North Carolina-died March 28, 2012, Nashville, Tennessee) was a musician noted for creating a banjo style (now called Scruggs style and also formerly known as the three-finger style) that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music.

Scruggs joined Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys in late 1945 and his syncopated, three-finger picking style quickly became a sensation. In 1948 Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt left Monroe's band and formed Flatt and Scruggs….

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Black Mountain Rag
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy Acuff
Capitol Records2002
Black Mountain Rag
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy AcuffCapitol Records2002
Discogs
Nashville Blues
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy Acuff
Disky1996
Nashville Blues
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy AcuffDisky1996
Discogs