“He wrote the songs, I held the pen.” -- Harlan Howard

Thursday, June 11, 2009

>> Birthday Boy - Lester Flatt - 6/19/14 <<

Lester Flatt born in Duncan's Chapel, Tennessee.

Along with partner Earl Scruggs, he rises out of Bill Monroe's band to become a leading figure in the development of bluegrass, joining the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1985.

Here's a terrific video of Lester on lead for "Go Home." (click on the image)