Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs

Name Earl Scruggs
Profession Guitarist
Date of Birth 1924-01-06
Place of Birth North Carolina
Age 88 yrs
Death Date 2012-03-28
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Earl Scruggs

Bluegrass musician known for his unique three-finger banjo playing style and for his work with The Bluegrass Boys.

Early Life of Earl Scruggs

He became a member of the Grand Ole Opry during the 1950s.


He recorded the song “The Ballad of Jed Clampett” in 1962, which was featured on The Beverly Hillbillies.

Family Life

He has two children with his wife Louise, who was also his manager.

Associated With

Joan Baez performed at a Scruggs tribute concert, which went on to be immortalized in the documentary Banjoman.