We have not mentioned the banjo much around here. Shame on that! I am fond of the instrument for some of the same reasons I am fond of, say, an 376 more words
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So looking through the Country music section at an antique store, I came across the Earl Scruggs Revue “Live” released in 1977. I figured “What the Hell!, I picked up two Lester Flatt records last weekend.” Lester Flatts and Earl Scruggs did release several albums together. 318 more words
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“Earl Scruggs is one of the most important historical figures in American ‘roots music.’ His life and music are grounded firmly in the folk culture of the Carolina Piedmont region, drawing on old string-band sounds, singing traditions and the feeling for community and kin that characterize the rural South.
It’s been a productive, albeit exhausting day. It began with a long run and then followed up with a short bonus drill swim in the pool before a delicious dinner of spicy sweet potato soup and fried perch w/ fingerling potatoes (all washed down with some Fenian Red Ale) at… 633 more words
I am telling myself it is time. I have been playing banjo for a year as of 2/14/2016. Nothing says love like a banjo, right? I am ready to take the relationship with Earl, my Deering banjo, to the next level. 335 more words