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Published March 29, 2012, 10:33 AM

Earl Scruggs, banjo legend who was half of Flatt & Scruggs, dies at 88

Bill Monroe, the man widely acknowledged as the father of bluegrass music, was in search of a new banjo player for his famed Blue Grass Boys when a young musician turned up backstage at Nashville's celebrated Ryman Auditorium during a 1945 Grand Ole Opry radio broadcast, hoping to audition.

By: Randy Lewis,Los Angeles Times (MCT), INFORUM

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