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Scruggs Style Banjo Playing

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Title

Scruggs Style Banjo Playing

Subject

Bluegrass, Banjo, American Folk music, Southern music

Description

A banjo solo by Earl Scruggs in his song, Foggy Mountain Breakdown which was first recorded in 1949. The distinctive, three-fingered picking style is created using thumb, fore, and middle fingers. This style revolutionized string band music and became the iconic sound of bluegrass.

Creator

Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt, and The Foggy Mountain Boys. Earl Scruggs, banjo; Lester Flatt, guitar.

Source

Excerpt of Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt & The Foggy Mountain Boys "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" from the album The Millennium Collection: The Best of Flatt & Scruggs

Publisher

MCA Nashville

Date

Apr 24, 2001

Contributor

Evan Williams

Rights

MCA Nashville, all rights reserved

Format

mp3

Type

audio

Sound Item Type Metadata

Duration

00:00:27

Bit Rate/Frequency

256 kbps/44.1 khz