U.S. Rep. Lincoln Davis of Tennessee has introduced a resolution honoring Lester Flatt.
On June 25 Mr. Davis, supported by 10 other members of the House of Representatives, introduced his resolution in recognition of Tennessee native Flatt and his singular legacy in American music.
The resolution begins as follows:
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Lester Flatt has made an invaluable contribution to American art as both a songwriter and a performer, leaving an indelible legacy in bluegrass music.
The full text of the resolution can be found on the Flatt and Scruggs Preservation Society blog.