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Lester Raymond Flatt

1914 - 1979
Born in Tennessee
Guitarist for Flatt & Scruggs
Also Mandolinist
Member of Bill Monroe's band during the 1940s, started Foggy Mountain Boys, then started Nashville Grass after Flat & Scruggs split.

2

Flat & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys

1948-1969

3

Earl Scruggs

3-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style"

4

How did Lester flat first reach a mainstream audience?

His performance on "The Ballad of Jed Clampett", theme for The Beverly Hillbillies

5

Flatt & Scruggs Grand Ole Opry Show

TV Series 1955-1969

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Famous Flatt & Scrugg Songs

Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Flint Hill Special
Cripple Creek
Blue Ridge Cabin Home