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Foggy Mountain Special: A Bluegrass Tribute to Earl Scruggs

Foggy Mountain Special - A Bluegrass Tribute To Earl Scruggs

 A Bluegrass Tribute to Earl ScruggsEarl Scruggs almost single-handedly perfected and popularized the rolling, three-finger banjo technique ("Scruggs Style") that has become the signature sound of bluegrass music. Now, with his recent passing, this tribute album consisting of new recordings from many of the genre's best bluegrass pickers has become a memorial; his pervasive influence apparent on every track.

Foggy Mountain Special: A Bluegrass Tribute to Earl Scruggs out June 5

 A Bluegrass Tribute to Earl ScruggsBurlington, MA -- Earl Scruggs almost single-handedly perfected and popularized the rolling, three-finger banjo technique ("Scruggs Style") that has become the signature sound of bluegrass. Over a period of a couple of years, many of the best banjo players in bluegrass convened in Nashville to record this tribute to him. Foggy Mountain Special: A Bluegrass Tribute to Earl Scruggs will be released on Rounder Records. With his recent passing, this collection of never-before-released material has become a memorial album as well, for his pervasive influence can be heard on every track. Bluegrass banjo doesn't get much better than this.

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