the morning cram [the man, the legend edition] By Gary Pitts • Mar 29, 2012 TweetShareGoogle+Email wikimedia commons "When Earl played, he put fire in his right hand...it had the stank on it...it was the right thing." - Ricky Skaggs NPR reports Earl Scruggs, legendary banjo picker and giant of bluegrass music, has passed away at the age of 88. Kentucky ~ A woman has died after a shooting in Graves County. Lawmakers squeaked in a budget. Drug bills are on the way. More sun equals more fun, camping season starts early. Tennessee ~ Lawmakers want less sex and more belts. Tags: earl scruggsAshley LambertKYPseudoephedrinesaggy pantsTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.