George Shuffler

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Birthday
11, 1925
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Apr 7, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1925
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Apr 7, 2014 (88)

About

Bluegrass guitarist who invented the crosspicking style of playing who has played with Ralph Stanley's Clinch Mountain Boys.

Before Fame

He gained early success in 1952 with the Stanley Brothers.

Trivia

Growing up in rural North Carolina required him to order a guitar by mail and to teach himself how to play.

Family Life

His father was a banjo player and his mother sang.

Associated With

He was inspired by Merle Travis.