Earl Scruggs tribute at IBMA

Our friends at Music City Roots have posted a video from the first part of the Earl Scruggs tribute during last night’s IBMA Awards show.

Steve Martin introduced the segment, which served as the show’s finale, complete with dozens of top banjo pickers throwing down their best Foggy Mountain Breakdown.

 

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  • Dick Bowden

    OMG! Steve was really tore up saying those words! How SUITABLE!

  • Exceptional. Just exceptional. Very fitting and suitable tribute to Mr. Earl Scruggs. I can’t think of a better person than Steve Martin for this.