George Shuffler

Title

George Shuffler

Subject

Guitar music (Bluegrass)
Musical instruments.
Songs.
Music business
Radio programs.
Radio stations.
Music--Economic aspects.
Musical groups.
Musical performance
Music--Performance.
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass music.
Bluegrass musicians
Travel.
Musical families
Bluegrass festivals
Communities in music

Description

George Shuffler talks about his introduction to music and his early work with bands like the Bailey Brothers, Melody Mountain Brothers, and comedy duo Mustard and Gravy. He talks about how he came to work for the Stanley Brothers and recounts many stories of his years playing with them. He talks about leaving the Stanley Brothers and forming a gospel band with his daughters, The Shuffler Family. Throughout the interview, he touches on the traditional Bluegrass sound, the future of Bluegrass, and tells humorous anecdotes about his time on the road with various bands and musicians.

Format

video

Identifier

2017oh187_ibmm011

Interviewer

Herb E. Smith

Interviewee

George Shuffler

Interview Keyword

Bailey Brothers (Artist)
Melody Mountain Boys (Artist)
Mustard & Gravy (Artist)
Stanley, Carter (Artist)
Carter Stanley (Artist)
Stanley, Ralph (Artist)
Ralph Stanley (Artist)
The Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Artist)
Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys, the (Artist)
Shuffler Family (Artist)
Gospel music
Pranks
George Shuffler Signature Guitar
Childhood
Music fans.
Comedians.

Files

shuffler_Still010.jpg


Citation

“George Shuffler,” Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, accessed August 25, 2019, https://nunncenter.net/bluegrass/items/show/27.