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Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

  • Author: Goldsmith, Thomas
Remarkable . . . This book should prove indispensable to students of the banjo, whether raw beginners or ultra-advanced. It should have similar appeal to dedicated bluegrass fans who want to... More…

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Contents

  • CoverTitleCopyrightContentsAcknowledgments
  • 1. Out to Follow Scruggs's Path
  • 2. "I grew up around a banjo"
  • 3. The Piedmont's Rich Musical Soil
  • 4. Early Professional Days
  • 5. Joining Bill Monroe
  • 6. Working as a Blue Grass Boy
  • 7. Flatt and Scruggs Build a Career
  • 8. Recording "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"
  • 9. "Like a Jackhammer" - How the Tune Works
  • 10. The Number-One Banjo Player
  • 11. The Beverly Hillbillies Welcomes the Banjo
  • 12. Riding with Bonnie and Clyde
  • 13. Scruggs without Flatt: A Period of Transition
  • 14. Scruggs's Banjo Gains a Cult Following
  • 15. Reaping the HarvestNotesIndex