Posted by David Schenk on January 17, 19102 at 18:33:38:
MCA put out this press release today:
GRAMMY NOMINATED BANJO PLAYER EARL SCRUGGS WILL PERFORM ON TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO,
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22ND
Grammy Nominated In The Best Country Instrumental Performance Category
Nashville, TN - January 17, 2002 - Grammy nominated banjo player Earl Scruggs will be a guest on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" this Tuesday,
January 22nd. He will be performing the song "Borrowed Love" with Dwight Yoakam. This track is from his current and critically acclaimed MCA
Nashville album Earl Scruggs And Friends.
Another stellar song from Earl Scruggs And Friends is "Foggy Mountain Breakdown." Originally written in 1969 for the now classic movie Bonnie & Clyde, the collaboration on this album has been nominated for a Grammy in the BEST COUNTRY INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE category. The "friends" who collaborated with Scruggs on this track are Steve Martin, Paul Shaffer, Vince Gill, Randy Scruggs, Gary Scruggs, Marty Stuart, Glen Duncan, Albert Lee, Leon Russell, and Jerry Douglas. The Grammy Awards air on CBS, February 27th.
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