Lester Flatt is one of the few artists who helped revive bluegrass music. He is mostly known for being the lead guitarist of the bluegrass band, Flatt and Scruggs. The resurgence of bluegrass music started with their band during the ...

Flashback to the early 1940s, Ryman Auditorium, which was also affectionately dubbed the “Mother Church of Country Music,” opened its doors to the public. Since then, Ryman became the go-to place of all fans seeking to satiate their thirst for ...

Bluegrass tune has become an underrated type of sound in country music. Although the two genres differ in many ways, it is undeniable that both still encompass each other. Legendary bluegrass duo Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs have been one ...

www.amazon.com Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs: The Foggy Mountain Boys Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs were both known for their bluegrass band The Foggy Mountain Boys. They have recorded many songs and albums.  Before they formed the band Flatt was ...

Lester Flatt (photo from biography.com) We should be proud of being able to accomplish what we set out to do. We wanted to be in a field to ourselves, we had a sound all our own.” – Lester Flatt Lester ...

Fifty-six years ago, on November 26, 1962, Columbia Records released “The Ballad of Jed Clampett,”  performed by Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. This became the opening and closing theme for The Beverly Hillbillies, a CBS sitcom that aired from 1962 ...