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RIP Earl Scruggs, King Of The Banjo.

March 29, 2012

Cine Meccanica takes a moment to remember bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 88. His genius will never be forgotten, and the vehicular classic, Bonnie & Clyde would not have been the same without this wonderful, banjo pickin’ tune by the one and only Flatt & Scruggs.

watch a great version with film footage HERE

Earl Scruggs (right), as a boy

Read a very nice piece on Scruggs in the Arts section of The New York Times today HERE

Makin’ Heaven his home. Rest easy, Earl Scruggs. – Corinna

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