1. Earl Scruggs

    Earl Scruggs

    3 Albums, 1 Songs

  2. Bluegrass Music Awards: Steve Martin Honors Earl Scruggs

    September 28, 2012 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was a hard year in the bluegrass world and the loss of icons such as Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson hung over the International Bluegrass Music Awards on Thursday night. The Gibson Brothers won entertainer of the year and joined Junior Sisk & Ra ...

  3. Backbeat: Americana Music Award Noms With John C. Reilly, Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynn

    June 01, 2012 12:52 PM EDT (L-R): Amy Reitnouer, Editor in Chief, The Bluegrass Situation; Jed Hilly, AMA Executive Director; and Michelle Aquilato, marketing director, AMA, pose at the Americana Music Association's Awards nomination event. (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) John ...

  4. Doug Dillard, Banjo Great Who Crossed Genres, Dies at 75

    May 17, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The bluegrass, folk and country rock worlds are in mourning today with the death of banjo player Doug Dillard at the age of 75. A spokesman told AOL's country blog, The Boot , that Dillard died Wednesday in Nashville following a lengthy illness ...

  5. Doug Dillard, Banjo Great Who Crossed Genres, Dies at 75

    May 17, 2012 2:05 PM EDT The bluegrass, folk and country rock worlds are in mourning today with the death of banjo player Doug Dillard at the age of 75. A spokesman told AOL's country blog, The Boot, that Dillard died Wednesday in Nashville following a lengthy illnes ...

  6. ACM Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Lady A Own the Night

    April 02, 2012 6:32 AM EDT Kiss with Lady Antebellum at Sunday night's Academy of Country Music Awards. (Getty Images) The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were a mixture of expected winners sprinkled with a couple ...

  7. ACM Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Lady A Own the Night

    April 01, 2012 11:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were a mixture of expected winners sprinkled with a couple of surprises. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, and Lady Antebellum repeated wins in the Entertainer, ...

  8. Web Trends: 'The Pauly D Project'

    March 30, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 
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  9. Steve Martin Q&A: On Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass & Comedy

    March 30, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Says Upcoming Tour Is 'Sort of 60% Music, 40% Comedy' At the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, Rascal Flatts will be joined by a special guest on banjo -- the actor, comedian and respected musician -- Steve Martin . The 66-year-ol ...

  10. Web Trends: Bluegrass Icon Earl Scruggs Dies at 88

    March 29, 2012 5:16 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. earl scruggs - Earl Scruggs passed away at 88 4. faith hill - There are a few reasons Faith Hill is trending. She just wrapped up a tour with husband Tim McGraw, there are images of her without makeup floating around the internet ...

  11. Banjo Man: Remembering Earl Scruggs

    March 29, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chet Atkins played the guitar. Bob Wills played the fiddle. Earl Scruggs played the banjo, and did he ever. Scruggs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 88, revolutionized the way that the banjo was played, influencing countless musicians in the ...

  12. Banjo Legend Earl Scruggs Dies at 88

    March 28, 2012 8:37 PM EDT Country legend Earl Scruggs died in a Nashville hospital on Wednesday. He was 88. According to The Associated Press, his son Gary said the musician died of natural causes. The banjo player was a bluegrass icon who brought his distinct three-finger ...

  13. Banjo Legend Earl Scruggs Dies at 88

    March 28, 2012 8:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bluegrass and country legend Earl Scruggs died in a Nashville hospital on Wednesday. He was 88. According to The Associated Press, his son Gary said the musician died of natural causes. The banjo player was a bluegrass icon who brought his distinct ...

  14. Grammy Hall of Fame Adds Tina Turner, Paul Simon Hits

    November 21, 2011 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Three of the biggest musical moments of the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen's album "Born in the U.S.A.," Paul Simon's "Graceland" and Tina Turner's single "What's Love Got to Do With It," are among the 25 ...

  15. Steve Martin Picks And Grins On Banjo Album

    January 23, 2009 12:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Steve Martin puts his new album, "The Crow: New Songs For the Five-String Banjo," "under the heading of I'm not getting any younger..." That led the actor/comedian/author/musician to work in earnest on "The Crow," ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys, Steve Martin, Ludacris

    January 09, 2009 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys, Sheryl Crow, Citizen Cope and Justin Jones will play an inaugural concert dubbed "Hey, America Feels Kinda Cool Again" on Jan. 19 at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 10); net proceeds w ...

  17. Stagecoach Snags Kid Rock, Reba, Paisley, Chesney

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kid Rock, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley and Kenny Chesney will headline the third Stagecoach Country Music Festival, to be held April 25-26 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Tickets for the event, w Kid Rock, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley and Kenny ...

  18. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from le Alicia Keys "duete ...

  19. Bacharach, Band, Calloway Get Lifetime Grammys

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songwriting legend Burt Bacharach, the Band and late jazz vocalist Cab Calloway are among the acts that will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement award at the upcoming 50th annual Gram Songwriting legend Burt Bacharach, the Band ...

  20. Stagecoach Snags Judds, Coachella Sets Date

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made a habit out of luring classic bands back onto the stage at his Coachella festival each spring, and he's worked that magic yet again for the second Stagecoac Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made ...

  21. Nashville Songwriters Hall To Induct Five

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob DiPiero, Mac McAnally, Flatt & Scruggs and Hank Williams, Jr., will be inducted into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October. In addition, gospel music legend Dottie Rambo will be honored with a special induction at the direction of ...

  22. Stagecoach Festival / May 5-6, 2007 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6) in Indio, Calif. For the audience, the calculated formulas that rule country airwaves won hands down, thou It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stageco ...

  23. Strait, Jackson Kick Off Inaugural Stagecoach Fest

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The inaugural Stagecoach festival in Indio, Calif. at the Empire Polo Field began without a hitch on Saturday (May 5). George Strait and Alan Jackson topped the bill at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, The inaugural Stagecoach festival in Indio, Cali ...

  24. Skaggs Revisiting Classic Bill Monroe On New CD

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Skaggs says "it's a busy time," and the bluegrass icon isn't just pickin' in the wind. Ricky Skaggs says "it's a busy time," and the bluegrass icon isn't just pickin' in the wind. The "Bru ...

  25. Country Descending On Desert For Stagecoach Fest

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported, will be held May 5-6 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach f ...

  26. Coachella Expands To Three Days, Country Fest To Follow

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to a three-day event for the first time in 2007 when it overtakes the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. on April 27-29. The following weeken The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival w ...

  27. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An encyclopedic sourcebook on one of the 20th century's most important artists, "Keys to the Rain" completely chronicles Bob Dylan's recorded work. Author Oliver Trager discusses of all of his officia "Blowin' in the Wi ...

  28. Evolution Of The Banjo On Display

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Consider the evolution of the humble banjo. It morphed from a hollow gourd, strummed by African slaves, into an elegant toy for Victorian society ladies. Later, it grew into one of the mainstays of bl Consider the evolution of the humble banjo. It m ...

  29. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volum ...

  30. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Mas ...

  31. Krauss, McGraw Among NARAS Honorees

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Nov. 7. Alison Krauss, Tim McGraw, Earl Scruggs and Bebe and Cece Winans will be the recipients of Recording Academy Honors from the Nashville chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). All are Gram ...

  32. Bluegrass Great Vassar Clements Dies

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements died yesterday (Aug. 16) at his daughter Midge Cranor's home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements died yesterday (Aug. 16) at his daughter Midge Cr ...

  33. Bluegrass Legend Jimmy Martin Dies

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, died Saturday (May 14) in a Nashville hospice where he was battling bladder cancer. He was 77. Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, died Saturday (May 14) in a Nashville ...

  34. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to Coldplay, "American Idol," Gwen Stefani, Bill Monroe, Kenny Chesney, Bobby Valentino, 50 Cent, Green Day and Neil Sedaka. HOW COLDPLAY IS IT: The new Coldplay single "Speed of Sound ...

  35. CD/DVD Salutes Bluegrass Fest's 30th

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Telluride Bluegrass Festival pulls into its 32nd year, Rounder Records is commemorating the annual event's 30th anniversary with separate CD and DVD releases. As the Telluride Bluegrass Festival pulls into its 32nd year, Rounder Records ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Cocteau Twins, Daltrey & More

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on the Cocteau Twins, Roger Daltrey, Stereophonics and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The Cocteau Twins have pulled out of their previously announced April 30 performance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. ...

  37. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the May ...

  38. Dozens Of Acts Sign On For Merlefest

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the top names in bluegrass and country music have signed on for the 2005 edition of MerleFest, to be held April 28-May 1 at Wilkesboro, N.C. Some of the top names in bluegrass and country music have signed on for the 2005 edition of MerleFes ...

  39. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual Inter ...

  40. 'Gotta See' A New Chapter For Griggs

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Andy Griggs, the Aug. 10 release of his latest RCA album, "This I Gotta See," signaled the start of a new chapter in his career. Many things have changed since the release of his sophomore ...

  41. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 25-31, 2003. Love 'em or hate 'em, the MTV Video Music Awards are always at least interesting. Be it the outfits on the artists of the moment, the over the top pe ...

  42. Tunes On TV

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 25-31, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 25 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: LeAnn Rimes. "Charlie Rose," PBS Featured Artist: Mick Jagger. "The Late Show With Davi ...

  43. Hot Product

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bela Fleck 'Little' Big Man "I was gonna make an eight-disc set, but Sony cut me down," banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck jokes of the triple-disc "Little Worlds," due this week from Columbia. The 27-track collection will also ...

  44. Country Music

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though record sales and airplay have not always reflected it, Marty Stuart has released some of the most stylish and creative country albums of the past decade. Though record sales and airplay have not always reflected it, Marty Stuart has released ...

  45. Hot Product

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Keith Murray's "He's Keith Murray" (Def Jam). -- "May 3 03 State College," a triple-disc live album chronicling the longest show of Pearl Jam' ...

  46. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 30-July 6, 2003. There's more music in the air than usual this week, thanks to Friday's Fourth of July celebrations across the country. A&E will broadcast &qu ...

  47. Flecktones Prep Ambitious Triple 'Worlds'

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are preparing to release "Little Worlds," a three-disc studio set due Aug. 12 from Columbia. Produced by banjo virtuoso Fleck at his Nashville home studio, the 27-track Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are pr ...

  48. 'Three Pickers' Concert Heads To CD, DVD

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A 2002 concert that brought together bluegrass legends Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, and Ricky Skaggs will be documented on upcoming CD and DVD releases. Due July 15 via Rounder, "Three Pickers" features A 2002 concert that brought together bl ...

  49. Skaggs Goes Live On 'Charleston Music Hall'

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from Billboard magazine. Ricky Skaggs' only live album to date has been "Live in London," a 1985 Epic set recorded at the height of his country chart success. But with the March 25 release of "Live at the Charleston Mus ...

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