Flashcards in TrueGrass Deck (6)
Lester Raymond Flatt
1914 - 1979
Born in Tennessee
Guitarist for Flatt & Scruggs
Member of Bill Monroe's band during the 1940s, started Foggy Mountain Boys, then started Nashville Grass after Flat & Scruggs split.
Flat & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys
3-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style"
How did Lester flat first reach a mainstream audience?
His performance on "The Ballad of Jed Clampett", theme for The Beverly Hillbillies
Flatt & Scruggs Grand Ole Opry Show
TV Series 1955-1969