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  1. Ralph Stanley's Inimitable VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    ... in the two-finger style he'd grown up with but in the thrilling three-finger fashion of Monroe's star sideman, Earl Scruggs; the Clinch Mountain Boys' Pee Wee Lambert sang lead in precise mimicry of Monroe's piercing falsetto; and the rhythm swung ...

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  2. Ralph Stanley was a friend of the fansRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... director at the venue, said Stanley's legacy in bluegrass will be with other greats, including Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs. “The list will be long, but he'll be right there at the top,” Lowery said. “It's such an honor to have ...

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  3. Remembering Ralph Stanley, an Underdog Who Made the World Safe for BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Nashville Scene

    ... legacy was strong enough to put them into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame right behind Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, who had forged the musical foundation on which the Brothers built their own sound, and they are deeply admired far and wide ... 3 comments

  4. Bluegrass music pioneer Ralph Stanley deadRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... the late 1940s by singer-mandolinist Bill Monroe and his dissident sidemen, guitarist Lester Flatt and banjoist Earl Scruggs. Ralph always backed away from the "bluegrass" label, however, choosing to associate his highly personalised style with a ...

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  5. Last of the First Generation: Dr. Ralph Stanley Dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Cybergrass

    Bill Monroe. Flatt & Scruggs. The Stanley Brothers. Ralph Stanley was the last man standing, carrying the torch for the original pioneers of bluegrass music alone since the death of Earl Scruggs in the spring of 2012.

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  6. Rob Ickes, Trey Hensley to Headline International Bluegrass FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Cybergrass

    ... began playing guitar and singing when he was 10 years old. Invited by Marty Stuart and joined from the wings by Earl Scruggs, he landed on the Grand Old Opry when he was only 11. To date, Trey has played with Johnny and June Carter Cash, Charlie ...

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  7. Ickes & Hensley headline 22nd Dunmore East Bluegrass FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    ... began playing guitar and singing when he was 10 years old. Invited by Marty Stuart and joined from the wings by Earl Scruggs, he landed on the Grand Old Opry when he was only 11. To date, Trey has played with Johnny and June Carter Cash, Charlie ...

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  8. Sarah Jarosz returns to SoCal with a UndercurrentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... get my hands around.” Music became an obsession for her, and at 14 she made a brief appearance with Earl Scruggs and Ricky Skaggs as part of the 2005 Country Music Association Festival. There was plenty of music in Jarosz's house growing up. ...

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  9. The Rooster's Wife: Rob Ickes and Trey HensleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Pilot

    ... began playing guitar and singing when he was 10 years old. Invited by Marty Stuart and joined from the wings by Earl Scruggs, Trey Hensley landed on the Grand Old Opry when he was only 11. To this day, Marty Stuart remains a fan and booster. Trey ...

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  10. Big Daddy Love heads to City ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Burlington Times News

    Big Daddy Love will make its Musical Chairs debut Friday night at the Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at Burlington City Park, 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington. Expect to hear a sampling of tunes from Earl Scruggs to the Allman Brothers, Jason Isbell and the Grateful Dead.

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  11. 2016 American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame Honorees AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Cybergrass

    ... Kentucky's J.D. Crowe absorbed and interpolated the musical and cultural nuances of his predecessors such as Earl Scruggs to become the driving force behind the new voice of Bluegrass in the 1970s. Firmly rooted in Bluegrass traditions going back to ...

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  12. J.D. Crowe and Pat Terry Jr. selected for American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame's 2016 classRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | NewsOK.com

    ... Kentucky's J.D. Crowe absorbed and interpolated the musical and cultural nuances of his predecessors such as Earl Scruggs to become the driving force behind the new voice of bluegrass in the 1970s. Firmly rooted in bluegrass traditions going back to ...

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  13. The Stanley Brothers: Hall of Fame OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... the Stanley Brothers at the very top of the bluegrass mountain, slightly above Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. "There was always something special about the Stanley Brothers music that set them apart from the other founding fathers of ...

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  14. Tyler Smith passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... passed away at the hospital shortly thereafter. In his short life, Tyler had dedicated himself to the study of Earl Scruggs' banjo playing, focusing on his music from the time he joined up with Bill Monroe in 1945 until the mid-1950s. He adopted not ...

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  15. Ol' Man River's Second Day at Del FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WWOZ

    ... highlights of the festival, Jerry Douglas Presents the Earls of Leicester (pronounced Lester), a tribute to Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt. The entire set consisted of Flatt and Scruggs music. Their second CD is coming out this summer. Next up was an ...

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  16. Bobby Osborne Working on New Album ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Cybergrass

    ... over the airwaves could be made by one man. When the song was over The Solemn Old Judge said, "friends that was Earl Scruggs with his fancy banjo with Bill Monroe and his BlueGrass Boys." Bobby knew that some way, some how, he had to see this ...

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  17. Earls of Leicester to Perform at Country Music Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Cybergrass

    ... assembled the bluegrass group in 2013 to pay tribute to the music of guitarist Lester Flatt and banjo player Earl Scruggs and their band, the Foggy Mountain Boys. The band's name is a play on the names of Earl Scruggs and Lester Flat who were ...

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  18. Steve Martin, Edie Brickell dominate bluegrass chartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... when he won the Best Country Instrumental Performance for his recording of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" with Earl Scruggs. Brickell has had a large fan base since 1988. She was lead singer for Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians. They had a top 10 ...

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  19. New Banjo Album, 'Red Grass' from Ilya ToshinskiyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Cybergrass

    ... and was mesmerized. He insisted on learning that instrument and quickly excelled, soaking up the influence of Earl Scruggs and others. In the former Soviet Union, seriously lacking in resources for the bluegrass musician, such a pursuit required a ...

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  20. A Bluegrass Legend's Road from Cotton Fields to Nashville GrassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Cybergrass

    ... and travels surrounding what is now considered to be one of the most mythical bands ever to play: Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, and the Foggy Mountain Boys. Penny Parsons is not only an authentic biographer, she is also a first-rate musical ...

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