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RIP Earl Scruggs

Bluegrass banjo legend Earl Scruggs died Wednesday at age 88. Despite a long and influential career, it's a safe bet most people remember him for his banjo picking alongside partner Lester Flatt for the theme song to the TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies." But as Times pop music critic Randall Roberts wrote, "That's a shame, because a deep listen to Flatt Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times