Earl Scruggs has passed away at the age of 88. His prowess with the banjo was legendary and inspired several generations of pickers including Steve Martin and maybe even George Segal.
With Lester Flatt, the theme song for 'The Beverly Hillbillies' brought new fans to the instrument and the original composition "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" became a world-wide hit when it was used in "Bonnie & Clyde".
Flatt and Scruggs appeared as themselves in several episodes of 'The Beverly Hillbillies' and he teamed up with Martin for an appearance on 'Late Show with David Letterman'.
Here are a few remembrances of his contributions to the soundtrack of Toobworld:
Good night and may God bless....