Folk Alliance award for Earl Scruggs

Modern Guitars Magazine has posted a press release from Folk Alliance which states that Earl Scruggs will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award when they host the Folk Alliance Awards Show in Memphis, TN on February 21, 2007.

Posthumous awards will be given as well to fingerstyle blues guitarist Dave Van Ronk and Boston folk music promoter Manny Greenhill.

You can read the full press release on the Modern Guitars site. It also lists the final nominees for all the Folk Alliance Awards, which include multiple nominations for Crooked Still and one for Old Crow Medicine Show.

Thanks to our banjo pickin’ buddy Rick Briggs for the heads up on this.

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