First time MEETING EARL SCRUGGS 1970, OCTOBER - What led to the Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Shot by Bill McEuen on b/w video – at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University.
From his first chord in the back of the motor home I could tell in the mirror he was going to cut a lot of mustard. Not too many years later he played this perfect live.
Before Nitty Gritty, I spent 6 months being the 4th guy in a twosome. It was Michael Martin Murphey and fellow Texan, Owens Castleman. I left Murphey as NGDB started.
I wanted to make a movie.. had to make a deal .. made the deal and delivered in 8 weeks. Never had written a script before. It was exciting – a 5 day shoot in Old Tucson
For this 1868 song I played all the music
Carolina in the Pines