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Banjo innovator, music pioneer Earl Scruggs dies at 88

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Banjo innovator and bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died on Wednesday at a Nashville hospital at age 88.
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Earl Scruggs, The Babe Ruth of Banjo

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

Earl Scruggs, the most significant banjo player in American music history, died of natural causes yesterday in a Nashville hospital. He was 88 years old. Journal pop and rock critic Jim Fusilli looks at what made him so great. Read Post

Earl Scruggs, bluegrass legend, dies

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (3 years ago)

The banjo pioneer died Wednesday in Nashville. He was 88. Read Post

R.I.P. Earl Scruggs, Banjo And Bluegrass Legend...

Entertainment / Music : The Daily Swarm (3 years ago)

Even Jerry Garcia was influenced by this pioneer. Chicago Tribute: Banjo innovator and bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died on Wednesday at a Nashville hospital at age 88. He had been in fa... Read Post


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