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The News & Observer
The bluegrass legacy of ‘Dr. Ralph’ Stanleyin every banjo player in the place. They’ll copy his style of playing, a variat
The bluegrass legacy of ‘Dr. Ralph’ Stanley
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
in every banjo player in the place. They’ll copy his style of playing, a variation on the most famous style of the late Earl Scruggs. And some will attempt to copy Stanley’s soulful, sometimes achingly sad singing. His rendition of “O Death”... Read more
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New Kerala
Bluegrass music pioneer Ralph Stanley dead - newkerala.com #81179in the late 1940s by singer-mandolinist Bill Monroe and his dissident sidemen,
Bluegrass music pioneer Ralph Stanley dead - newkerala.com #81179
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
in 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... Read more
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NBC News
Bluegrass Giant Ralph Stanley of 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' Fame Diesbanjo called clawhammer in his teens, he told Virginia Living magazine in 2012.
Bluegrass Giant Ralph Stanley of 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' Fame Dies
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
banjo called clawhammer in his teens, he told Virginia Living magazine in 2012. He started by modeling his style on that of Earl Scruggs, he said, before streamlining and simplifying his playing into a distinctive sound that many imitated but could... Read more
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Variety
Ralph Stanley, Key Pioneer in Bluegrass Music, Dies at 89in the late 1940s by singer-mandolinist Bill Monroe and his dissident sidemen,
Ralph Stanley, Key Pioneer in Bluegrass Music, Dies at 89
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
in the late 1940s by singer-mandolinist Bill Monroe and his dissident sidemen, guitarist Lester Flatt and banjoist Earl Scruggs. The flinty Stanley always backed away from the “bluegrass” label, however, choosing to associate his highly... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 19influenced generations of musicians, is born in Duncan's Chapel, Tennessee. Fla
June 19
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
influenced generations of musicians, is born in Duncan's Chapel, Tennessee. Flatt, along with his banjo-picking partner Earl Scruggs (right), helped shape the sound of 20th-century country music. Flatt & Scruggs, as they were known, were best... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KING5 Seattle / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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First Coast News
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
First Coast News / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KTVB Boise
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KTVB Boise / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first nightyou to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can d
CMA Fest 2016: Top 5 moments from first night
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
you to my new friend,” Bentley told the 60,000 fans in the audience. “She can drink like Blake Shelton and play banjo like Earl Scruggs. You’re going to love her.” King walked out and when Bentley asked her how she was, she replied with one word:... Read more
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The Star
Things to do this weekendLocal favorite Soul Radio on the Newgrass stage from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.Pickin'
Things to do this weekend
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
Local favorite Soul Radio on the Newgrass stage from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.Pickin' on the square and exhibit opening at the Earl Scruggs Center: The Earl Scruggs Center, 103 S. Lafayette St., Shelby, invites everyone to celebrate the opening of... Read more
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The Star
Roads, sidewalks the focusresidents an idea of how uptown Shelby and S. Lafayette Street could look in th
Roads, sidewalks the focus
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
residents an idea of how uptown Shelby and S. Lafayette Street could look in the future during a meeting Tuesday at the Earl Scruggs Center.As part of the city’s Court Square Infrastructure Improvement Project, consultants hosted a meeting to... Read more
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cmt.com
Dierks Bentley and Elle King on Gender DifferencesI moved to Nashville, I tried so many times to learn to play the banjo,” he sai
Dierks Bentley and Elle King on Gender Differences
cmt.com / Posted 20 days ago
I moved to Nashville, I tried so many times to learn to play the banjo,” he said. “Three times in my life I bought Earl Scruggs albums, but I’m just no good. “My whole band was so obsessed with it that we have laminates from a whole year... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bela Fleck has the world on a stringin the Queens borough of New York City. Although he was smitten by the sound of
Bela Fleck has the world on a string
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
in the Queens borough of New York City. Although he was smitten by the sound of bluegrass pioneers Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, he didn't take up the banjo until the age of 15. "I tried to play guitar and I was a half-a---- guitarist," he... Read more
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The Star
Chalk it up - News - Shelby Star - Shelby, NCon Saturday morning in uptown Shelby. The family-friendly sidewalk chalk compet
Chalk it up - News - Shelby Star - Shelby, NC
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
on Saturday morning in uptown Shelby. The family-friendly sidewalk chalk competition was on the court square around the Earl Scruggs Center from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children and adults, groups and individuals showed up to create sidewalk chalk... Read more
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The Star
- News - Shelby Star - Shelby, NCon Saturday morning in uptown Shelby. The family-friendly sidewalk chalk compet
- News - Shelby Star - Shelby, NC
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
on Saturday morning in uptown Shelby. The family-friendly sidewalk chalk competition was on the court square around the Earl Scruggs Center, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. where children through adults, groups and individuals, showed to create side... Read more
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The Star
Festival to feature regional breweries, food trucksis hosting the inaugural "Chamber on Tap” in Uptown Shelby.The event will be he
Festival to feature regional breweries, food trucks
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
is hosting the inaugural "Chamber on Tap” in Uptown Shelby.The event will be held on the court square, adjacent to the Earl Scruggs Center and the Arts Council on Washington Street. The event begins at noon for VIP attendees, 1 p.m. for general... Read more
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The Star
Thnigs to do in Cleveland CountyCounty Arts Council presents Chalk Fest, a fun, family friendly, sidewalk chalk
Thnigs to do in Cleveland County
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
County Arts Council presents Chalk Fest, a fun, family friendly, sidewalk chalk competition on the court square, around the Earl Scruggs Center, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Children through adults, groups and individuals, are invited to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Coke Ovens Bluegrass Festival celebrates 30 years of musicat age 15 when he heard it on a radio show while living in Michigan. "I didn't
Coke Ovens Bluegrass Festival celebrates 30 years of music
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
at age 15 when he heard it on a radio show while living in Michigan. "I didn't realize what it was," he says. "It was Earl Scruggs playing. My dad was there, and I asked him, 'What is that?' My dad told me, 'Well, that's a five-string... Read more
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The Star
Making our mark: Cleveland County finding its place among state destinationsdrive toward building a strong economic base around tourism,” Sibley-Newton sai
Making our mark: Cleveland County finding its place among state destinations
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
drive toward building a strong economic base around tourism,” Sibley-Newton said.Emily Epley, executive director at the Earl Scruggs Center, said visitors have come from 49 states and 13 countries to visit the museum detailing the life of the... Read more

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