Flatt and Scruggs blog

Lester Flatt and Earl ScruggsTom Thomas, the President of the Flatt and Scruggs Preservation Society, has announced the creation of a blog that will naturally focus on matters relating to Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.

Thomas said of his blog…

"(It) will display any new information concerning upcoming appearances of Earl or any of the remaining Foggy Mountain Boys as well as information about tributes, performers recollections about the group, etc."

Among the early postings is a selection of photographs that Thomas has in his collection. The most recent story is the announcement that Earl Scruggs will be making a personal appearance at the Rockygrass Festival in July.

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Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics. A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe. He wrote the annotated series I'm On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.