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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. In… read more

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  • Avatar for wendell3
    Damn, I just found out :( RIP
  • Avatar for Gohel
    RIP...
  • Avatar for REvenwood
    Rest in peace banjo man. Thanks for everything. [5]
  • Avatar for Shad4k
    RIP
  • Avatar for wildtony40
    we miss you. Earl scruggs who die at 88.
  • Avatar for NordicByNature
    See you on down the trail, hoss. Thanks for everything.
  • Avatar for illutama
    Rest in peace banjo man. Thanks for everything. [4]
  • Avatar for blebbio
    RIP
  • Avatar for KeithJones
    RIP, banjo man.
  • Avatar for DrMustang
    Rest in peace banjo man. Thanks for everything. [3]

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