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January 6: Happy Birthday Eddie Redmayne and Loretta Young

Eddie Redmayne celebrates his 35th birthday today.  He made his screen debut as a teenager on British television and began a stage career while studying art history at Cambridge.  1,184 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

I'll Just Take The Banjo

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

Culture

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

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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