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Earl Scruggs 1924 – 2012

Music Mondays Earl Scruggs passed away late last week at the age of 88. I’ve read a few articles about his passing which of course mention Foggy Mountain Breakdown and the Theme to The Beverly Hillbillies, but his musical legacy was so much more. An Inspiration and Teacher Earl Scruggs was a great inspiration to […]

Streamlined Cannonball

Music Mondays and Train Tuesdays [combined this week] Today I’m featuring one of my favorite train songs by one of my favorite artists. The train song is Streamline Cannonball by Doc Watson. Doc Watson is not only an awesome flat-picker, but he also has a great voice. I’m fortunate to have seen him perform live […]

Flint Hill Special

Music Mondays My brother emailed me this video of an amazing performance of an eight year old boy named Jonny Mizzone playing Flint Hill Special with his brothers. I have to admit, it’s just a little bit discouraging for my own musical aspirations to see such young talent. See also, the old version of Flint […]

Katy Hill

Music Mondays I recently checked out The Three Pickers CD from my local library. The Three Pickers is a live recording featuring Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, and Ricky Skaggs. It’s a nice album with several good tracks. My favorite song on the album is Katy Hill. I think that’s my second favorite fiddle tune recording […]

Flatt & Scruggs LIVE

Music Mondays I have two live Flatt & Scruggs CDs. I really like Flatt & Scruggs for their great harmonies and unmistakable sound. The Flatt and Scruggs at Carnegie Hall! CD contains a lot of tracks including some really good ones, but I really like the Recorded Live at Vanderbilt University album because it is […]