Earl Scruggs

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Birthday
6, 1924
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Mar 28, 2012 (88)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1924
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Mar 28, 2012 (88)

About

Bluegrass musician known for his unique three-finger banjo playing style and for his work with The Bluegrass Boys.

Before Fame

He became a member of the Grand Ole Opry during the 1950s.

Trivia

He recorded the song "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" in 1962, which was featured on The Beverly Hillbillies.

Family Life

He has two children with his wife Louise, who was also his manager.

Associated With

Joan Baez performed at a Scruggs tribute concert, which went on to be immortalized in the documentary Banjoman.