Earl Scruggs

16 Jan 19
Davis Enterprise

Group’s sound is rooted in Django Reinhardt’s gypsy jazz Grammy winner John Jorgenson’s versatility is matched by only his talent. Best known for his blistering guitar and mandolin breaks, he also plays Dobro, pedal steel, piano, upright bass, mandocello, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone. Jorgenson has won country awards for his guitar playing, co-founded country-rock act […]

16 Jan 19
World's Today's News

"Sneaky cool." That's how goldsmith Lauren Ramirez, a transplant from San Francisco, described Raleigh to me when I popped into her jewelry studio in late November. It was the same morning that I saw a man break dancing in the middle of the street before 8 a.m. and one day after I'd made an impulse […]

16 Jan 19
Archy news nety

"Secretly cool." That's how goldsmith Lauren Ramirez, a transplant from San Francisco, described Raleigh to me when I joined her jewelery studio in late November. It was the same morning that I saw a man dancing in the middle of the street before 8 o'clock in the morning and a day after I had made […]

16 Jan 19
Arcynewsy

"Sneaky cool." That's how the goldsmith Lauren Ramirez, transplanted from San Francisco, described Raleigh when I entered her jewelry studio in late November. It was the same morning I saw a man dancing in the middle of the street before 8 and a day after I had made an impulse purchase that shone like a […]

16 Jan 19
Musings of a Trans Bluegrass Girl

Even though I’m a dobro player, when it comes to bluegrass, for me Earl Scruggs has the main spot in my heart as an artist. I’d heard bits and pieces of bluegrass and old country music when I was younger, and always appreciated the sound of the banjo. It’s more than likely I’d heard Earl […]

16 Jan 19
Ami Worthen

Today I add my voice to the chorus of people singing the true story of old-time and bluegrass music. It is a marvelously multicultural story, wrought with pain and possibility. We call for the repair of false and incomplete narratives which paint this music as a white cultural commodity. We hold hope for the positive […]

14 Jan 19
Fiddlers of the Genesee

Contributed by: John J. Long Originally Published May 2001,  What is bluegrass music? Opinions vary some, but here is one. It is produced by musical instruments that are stringed and acoustic, and singing. To have an authentic bluegrass sound you must have a five-stringed banjo, played “Scruggs” style. The style is played using picks attached […]

13 Jan 19
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Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs – Cumberland Gap

13 Jan 19
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The use of media materials is protected by the Fair Use Clause of the US Copyright Act of 1976, which allows for the re-broadcast of copyright material for the purpose of commentary, criticism, and education. I do not profit from this financially, and don't ever intend to. 00:00 Earl's Breakdown 03:02 Foggy Mountain Breakdown 05:45 […]

12 Jan 19
Tales of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Colleges had a rich tradition of student musical and theater groups going back almost to the founding of Hobart. Concurrently, Geneva located between Syracuse and Geneva often drew major acts to the area to perform in many venues including  Schines Theater – later the Smith Opera House, and the armory.  Until recently most of […]

12 Jan 19
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Respectfully in memory of Earl and Randy Scruggs. As Ricky Skaggs explains in his introduction to this 1995 Ryman Auditorium performance, the late Earl Scruggs devised his three-finger banjo picking style now called "Scruggs style" that was a big departure from the traditional five-string banjo playing technique. If you look closely you'll see Doc Watson […]

12 Jan 19
kgdoodles

Scruggs’ Celebration Signals Surrender? The supposed “celebration” of Earl Scruggs by Google(!) is highly suspicious. It is more likely a response to the Google CEO being questioned in Congress about his awareness of the Google Resistance Group of which he denied any knowledge. (See any other post on this blog for the overwhelming evidence of […]

12 Jan 19
INKLING LEAGUE

TRUMP BACKS AWAY FROM EMERGENCY DECLARATION WaPo: “President Trump on Friday threw cold water on the idea of immediately declaring a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, reversing days of signals that he might soon declare the emergency amid a protracted standoff with Democrats over a partial shutdown of the federal […]

12 Jan 19
KLEK 102.5 FM

01/09/2019 JONESBORO – Monroe Crossing will kick off the new year of the Bluegrass Monday concert series by performing a concert Monday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m., at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould.  The Bluegrass Monday concert series is presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  Named in honor of the creator […]

11 Jan 19
NYDaily.nyc

The bluegrass banjo great would have turned 95 this year

11 Jan 19
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Earl Scruggs, banjo – Glen Duncan, fiddle – Randy Scruggs, acoustic guitar – Steve Martin, 2nd banjo solo – Vince Gill, 1st electric guitar solo – Marty Stuart, mandolin – Gary Scruggs, harmonica – Albert Lee, 2nd electric guitar solo – Paul Shaffer, piano – Jerry Douglas, dobro – Leon Russell, organ – Glenn Worf, […]