Latest Earl Scruggs News



Earl Scruggs Remembered At Public Funeral Service

1st April 2012

Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs was remembered during a public funeral service in Tennessee on Sunday (01Apr12).The music pioneer died of...

Country Stars Pay Tribute To Scruggs

29th March 2012

Brad Paisley, Billy Ray Cyrus and Miranda Lambert are among the stars who have paid tribute to bluegrass icon Earl...

Bluegrass Legend Earl Scruggs Dies

29th March 2012

Iconic bluegrass star Earl Scruggs has died. He was 88.The banjo pioneer passed away at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee...

Bacharach + The Band Honoured For Life Achievements

19th December 2007

Songwriter BURT BACHARACH, THE BAND, DORIS DAY and bluegrass legend EARL SCRUGGS are among the stars who will be honoured...

Ryman Auditorium Honoured As Birthplace Of Bluegrass

4th October 2006

The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee has officially been named the Birthplace Of Bluegrass at a ceremony attended by banjo...

Nashville Plans Music City Walk Of Fame

11th August 2006

Country music capital Nashville, Tennessee is to get its very own Walk Of Fame. Similar to the tourist landmark in...

Country Manager Scruggs Dies

7th February 2006

Country music's first female manager LOUISE SCRUGGS died on Thursday (02FEB06) after suffering complications of a respiratory illness. She was...

Scruggs Injured At State Fair

28th November 2005

Country icon EARL SCRUGGS is recovering after falling onstage at the South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival in Myrtle Beach, South...

Fascinating Fact 248

23rd September 2005

Funnyman STEVE MARTIN has formed a new group with banjo king EARL SCRUGGS called MEN WITH BANJOS, WHO KNOW HOW...

Scruggs Honoured

3rd March 2005

Country and bluegrass legend EARL SCRUGGS is to be presented with an honorary doctorate from scholars at America's Berklee College...

Yoakam To Get Star In Hollywood

3rd June 2003

Country star DWIGHT YOAKAM will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (05JUN03)....