Category Archives: Bluegrass

If Earl Scruggs’ banjo busted at midnight, Joe “Snuffy” Smith, 60, was on his way

(Years ago, when I was working in Raleigh, NC, I’d occasionally walk into an instrument repair shop. Music played softly, and the guys went quietly about their work fixing instruments. Anyone who gets to do this for a living, I

If Earl Scruggs’ banjo busted at midnight, Joe “Snuffy” Smith, 60, was on his way

(Years ago, when I was working in Raleigh, NC, I’d occasionally walk into an instrument repair shop. Music played softly, and the guys went quietly about their work fixing instruments. Anyone who gets to do this for a living, I