BEST OF TV SHOW VOL. 3

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Flatt &amp Scruggs are one of the most respected and most popular bluegrass bands of all time. Along with Bill Monroe, they shaped and propelled this great style into a widely successful and artistically praised musical format. They left a legacy of wonderful recordings and were star attractions on the Grand Ole Opry for many years. The Best of the Flatt &amp Scruggs TV Show series is drawn from programs that aired during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Never available before, these shows feature Flatt &amp Scruggs in their prime with their group the Foggy Mountain Boys, playing many of their most famous songs as well as many other bluegrass classics. The shows have a great down-home feel with their easygoing demeanor and warm humor, both of which complement the music to produce a thoroughly entertaining show. Even if you dont like bluegrass (and if you dont, whats wrong with you), you will enjoy this series just for the charming, period piece commercials filmed live on the set, and the homespun comedy sketches with Cousin Jake Tullock and Uncle Josh Graves. Volume 3 in the series features programs from late 1961 and early 1962. Highlights include the Carter Familys I Aint Gonna Work Tomorrow, You Live in a World All Your Own (on which Earl Scruggs swaps his banjo for guitar!), the instrumental Dance All Night with a Bottle in My Hand, and gospel numbers Im On My Way to Canaans Land and Lord, Im Coming Home. But the biggest point of interest is the appearance of a seven-year-old mandolin player named Ricky Skaggs (perhaps youve heard of him). The confident but no-frills youngster duets with Earl on Foggy Mountain Special and later returns for a solo vocal and mandolin performance of Ruby that surely told viewers in 1962 they would be hearing more from him in the future. Volume 3 Songs include November or December 1961 1.Opening 2.Twinkle Twinkle Little Star 3.Crying My Heart Out Over You 4.Martha White Commercial 5.I Aint Gonna Work Tomorrow 6.Home S