Earl Scruggs American bluegrass musician

Earl Scruggs is a 88 years old American bluegrass musician from Cleveland County. Earl Scruggs was born on January 06, 1924 (died on March 28, 2012, he was 88 years old) in Cleveland County.

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Biography

Earl Eugene Scruggs was an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo-picking style that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Although other musicians had played in three-finger style before him Scruggs shot to prominence when he was hired by Bill Monroe to fill the banjo slot in his group The Blue Grass Boys.
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Is Earl Scruggs still alive?

No, he died on 03/28/2012, 10 years ago. He was 88 years old when he died. He died in Nashville and buried in Tennessee .

Family

Wife

Children

He had three children, Gary , Steve and Randy (64, American musician) .

Works

Earl Scruggs Albums (13)

There are 13 albums of Earl Scruggs.

His last album Travelin' Thru, 1967 - 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 (Sampler) released 3 years 1 month ago. When Travelin' Thru, 1967 - 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 (Sampler) released, he was 95 years old. This album contains 15 tracks

His first album Columbia Records Country Music Foundation Heritage Edition released 70 years ago, he was 27 years old when this album released. There were 10 songs in this album.

Travelin' Thru, 1967 - 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 (Sampler)
Travelin' Thru, 1967 - 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15 (Sampler)
The Complete Early Recordings Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs (Doxy Collection)
The Complete Early Recordings Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs (Doxy Collection)
The Essential Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
The Essential Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
Flatt & Scruggs - The Complete Mercury Recordings
Flatt & Scruggs - The Complete Mercury Recordings

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Popular Earl Scruggs Songs

  1. Same Old Train (Tribute To Tradition, released 24 years ago)
  2. Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Theme From "bonnie & Clyde" (Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs With The Foggy Mountain Boys, released 63 years ago)
  3. The Ballad Of Jed Clampett (The Beverly Hillbillies Featuring the Stars of the CBS Network Television Series, released 57 years ago)
  4. Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms (Flatt & Scruggs - The Complete Mercury Recordings, released 19 years ago)
  5. Foggy Mountain Breakdown - 2001 Earl Scruggs & Friends Version (Earl Scruggs And Friends, released 21 years ago)
  6. I Saw The Light (I Saw The Light With Some Help From My Friends, released 51 years ago)
  7. Old Salty Dog Blues (Flatt & Scruggs - The Complete Mercury Recordings, released 19 years ago)
  8. The Ballad Of Jed Clampett (The Essential Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, released 8 years ago)
  9. Down The Road (Flatt & Scruggs - The Complete Mercury Recordings, released 19 years ago)
  10. Foggy Mountain Top (Songs Of The Famous Carter Family, released 61 years ago)

Earl Scruggs Movies (8)

There are 8 movies of Earl Scruggs.

His first feature film was The Three Pickers (2003, as Himself). He was 79 when he starred in this movie. Since 2003, he has appeared in 8 feature films. The last one is Scruggs: A Festival of Music (1972). In this movie, we watched him in the himself character .

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Earl Scruggs movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Earl Scruggs TV Shows (4)

His first TV Show was The Beverly Hillbillies (1962).

Awards (2)

Awarded National Medal of Arts , awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 ,

What was Earl's zodiac sign?

Earl Scruggs zodiac sign was capricorn.

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