Thursday, 29 March 2012
Bluegrass legend dies
Earl Scruggs, the pioneering bluegrass banjo player who is often credited for helping shape the sound of modern country music, has died aged 88. And farewell to Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hoassack who has died aged 65. And goodbye to Ronnie Montrose, top session guitarist and band member with Van Morrison, Boz Scaggs and the Edgar Winter Group. He has died aged 64. Rest in Peace World music pioneer Benjamin Escoriza. The Spanish singer and lyricist has died aged just 58.