Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A moment of twang, please.

Earl Scruggs died today.  I discovered Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson simultaneously when I discovered the "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" album from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.  I started picking the banjo about a year later, though after more than a decade of messin' around with it off and on, I'm still just a novice.

There are only a few things that lift my mood almost instantly, and listening to good banjo picking is one of those things.

Here's to you, Earl.

Brayshaw pretending to be Earl, circa 1996.


  1. This is some good shit: