Earl Scruggs dies at age 88

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    Did the old Beverly Hillbillies TV theme song with Lester Flatt...
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    Earl Scruggs, Country Music Hall of Famer and bluegrass innovator, dies at age 88
    28 Mar.`12 - Country Music Hall of Famer Earl Scruggs, a singular talent of collective impact, died Wednesday morning at a Nashville hospital. He was 88 and died of natural causes.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drHCosJWH0Q]Earl Scruggs Breakdown - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Helluva guy.

    Basically he's one of the people credited with inventing BLUEGRASS.

    I'd put him in the same league with Scott Joplin or Jacopo Peri
     
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    Love that song.
     
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    I thought he died 40 years ago.

    Oh well.

    Rest in peace...... again.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1dnpuPnqUs]Earl Scruggs and friends. Foggy Mountain Breakdown - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    RIP, Earl Scruggs, and my sympathy to his family, friends, and fans.
     

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