Topic - Earl Scruggs

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  • He said it's impossible to imagine nearly every guitar player mimicking Jimi Hendrix, but with Scruggs and the banjo, that's the reality.

    Bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs dies at age 88 →

  • "The breadth and clarity of the instrument was increased so much," he said. "He invented a style that now probably 75 percent of the people that play the banjo in the world play Scruggs-style banjo. And that's a staggering thing to do, to play an instrument and change what everyone is doing."

    Bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs dies at age 88 →

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