George Shuffler turns 83

George ShufflerBluegrass Today would like to wish a very happy 83rd birthday to George Shuffler. George was born April 11, 1925.

Shuffler is viewed by many as a pivotal figure in the development of bluegrass guitar styles. He spent 18 years with The Stanley Brothers, where he developed his trademark guitar style known today as crosspicking.

At 83 years young, George is still active in and around the music, influencing many young pickers still today with his impeccable timing and tasteful playing.

Happy birthday George!