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Remembering Bluegrass Pioneer Earl Scruggs

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He helped define the bluegrass sound and redefine the banjo. Earl Scruggs died Wednesday at age 88. During a career that spanned six decades, Scruggs' signature three-finger playing style influenced musicians around the world. Kojo explores Scruggs' life and musical legacy.

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