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Foggy Mountain Special / Earl Scruggs

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May 26, 2022 - 11:49:36 AM
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Here's a Classic...

Foggy Mt. Special

Edited by - Jack Baker on 06/08/2022 00:49:59

May 26, 2022 - 7:18:37 PM
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6603 posts since 10/13/2007

Thanks Jack, that is classic.
Today I was listening to some of the later Flatt & Scruggs Bear CD's64-69 Vol 2&3. Everyone says he was burnt out by then. Sonny says to listen to the stuff up to 53 I believe. But listen to the tone of his banjo on Southbound. Man, it was beautiful! And they still did some great songs like 10 Miles from Natchez. I get listening to Scruggs and go thru stages: 1st of sublime, 2nd of gluttony - just keep listening to it over and over and 3rd of despair cause I will never play 2 notes in a row..heck 1 note in a row as good as he did.
Foggy Mt. Special is some sort of brilliant isn't it.
ken
ps. I wish I had half the ear that guys like you, Jack Hatfield, JMB have because there is a lot of back up I can't make out. but i will enjoy trying anyway.

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