• So Long, Doc, Earl, and Doug

    This reflection on three legends who have passed on during 2012 is a contribution from flatpicking legend Dan Crary. In addition to being a pioneering guitarist, Crary is an Associate Professor of Speech Communications at California State University at Fullerton.

  • Del discusses his fallen comrades

    Milo Farineau caught up with Del McCoury recently, and took the opportunity to get his reflections on some fellow bluegrass legends who have passed on this past few months. Milo:  It’s been a tough year of loss for the bluegrass world.

  • Doug Dillard funeral and legacy fund

    Vicki Dillard, wife of the recently-departed banjo legend Doug Dillard, has shared a few words about her husband's funeral last week. Doug had passed away on May 16 following a number of health issues over the past year. Here is Vicki's brief

  • Doug Dillard funeral on Thursday

    Details have been announced for Doug Dillard's funeral arrangements. Visitation will be held on Wednesday afternoon (5/23) at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home in Nashville from 4:00-7:00 p.m. (CDT). The funeral is scheduled on Thursday at 1:00 p.m., also at Harpeth Hills. A

  • Doug Dillard passes

    Another bluegrass legend is gone. Doug Dillard, 75, died Wednesday night after being rushed to a hospital in Nashville. Doug co-founded The Dillard's, whose first fame came on The Andy Griffith Show, where the band performed as The Darlings. Those TV

  • Doug Dillard recovery continues

    Some good news on the banjo legend front... Doug Dillard has been released from the hospital. He was admitted into a rehab facility on Monday, and his wife, Vikki, tells us that Doug is in good spirits and eager to get