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The Importance Of Earl Scruggs, As Told By His Followers

Weekend Edition Sunday revisits a 2007 conversation with Tony Trischka, Bela Fleck and Steve Martin.

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Bill Monroe: Celebrating The Father Of Bluegrass At 100

The poor, cross-eyed boy from Kentucky created the hard-driving, high-lonesome genre known as bluegrass.

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