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Earl Scruggs

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Earl Scruggs

one of the best banjo players that ever lived
we have to thank God for all that he'd give
a gift from God his life he lived
a heritage from his life we live
a happy heritage from the world that we lived
but tunes from a man that made us grin
a prodigy most scientist would begin
a gift from God i would throw in
lightening fingers i have heard him called
compared to jimmy hindrex 
i wonder why at all
the music he gave us one and all
a thing by itself
that will never fall.

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  1. Date: 5/15/2012 9:36:00 AM
    It sure is toe tappin music and makes it hard to sit still when someone like Earl is playing. Never hear this kind of music today. Too bad!

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 10:46:00 PM
    Exceptional tribute, Situation! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 6:24:00 AM
    Where did this week go I wonder again. I have enjoyed reading your poetry this morning The Situation. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with joy and happiness. Keep writing and sharing your poetry. Love, Carol