Earl Scruggs revolutionized banjo playing, when he developed the 3 finger picking style of banjo playing- at age 10. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs wrote "Foggy Mountain Breakdown". Check out this version with Scruggs, Steve Martin, & friends, playing Earl's song.
A tune he wrote, titled: "Earl's breakdown":
Vintage Flatt & Scruggs " Cripple Creek"
Earl recently passed away, of natural causes at age 88. Somehow, you just know he's enjoying a Bluegrass jam in heaven.