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Live! From Austin City Limits: The Earl Scruggs Revue

Rating: 80%

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


Earl Scruggs Center

“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.  

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On April 5, 1974.

On April 5, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Ragged Old Flag”, the 47th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Johnny Cash and Charlie Brag. 148 more words

Saturday Vinyl

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'm Having a Foggy Mountain Breakdown: A Banjo Player's Lament

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


737. Will the Cirlcle be Unbroken - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Original album did not include songs 22-25 from disc 2. 

Brief Background: Will the Circle be Unbroken is a triple album that was  recorded in 1971 and released in 1972. 330 more words