January 10, 2018

Foggy Mountain Banjo: Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys

Columbia CS-8364

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country: US
Released: 1961
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Bluegrass
A1 Ground Speed
A2 Home Sweet Home
A3 Sally Ann
A4 Little Darlin', Pal Of Mine
A5 Reuben
A6 Cripple Creek
B1 Lonesome Road Blues
B2 John Henry
B3 Fire Ball Mail
B4 Sally Goodwin
B5 Bugle Call Rag
B6 Cumberland Gap
Earl Scrugg (banjo) Lester Flatt (guitar) Paul Warren (fiddle) Josh Graves (dobro) Cousin Jake (bass) Buddy Harman (drums)
Artwork: Thomas B. Allen, Liner Notes: Rich Kienzle
The album that secured Flatt & Scruggs standing among folk music enthusiasts in the 1960s, Foggy Mountain Banjo focuses on Earl Scruggs' instrumental prowess as well as his sharp interplay with dobroist Josh Graves, fiddler Paul Warren and Lester Flatt's flat-picking guitar. The album also features drummer Buddy Harman, whose appearance shocked purists.

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