A banjo solo by Earl Scruggs in his song, Foggy Mountain Breakdown which was first recorded in 1949. The distinctive, three-fingered picking style is created using thumb, fore, and middle fingers. This style revolutionized string band music and became the iconic sound of bluegrass.
Excerpt of Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt & The Foggy Mountain Boys "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" from the album The Millennium Collection: The Best of Flatt & Scruggs
Bluegrass, Banjo, American Folk music, Southern music