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Remembering Earl Scruggs: Musician taught local woman to play banjo

Rex Barber • Mar 30, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Susan Carson still has the Baldwin banjo her dad bought for her from Earl Scruggs in 1968.

“My first good banjo that I ever had, my dad took me to Earl’s house ... and my dad bought a really nice banjo from Earl, which I still have,” she said.


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