Interview with George Shuffler, November 9, 2004

Project: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project

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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.

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2017oh187_ibmm011

Interviewee Name

George Shuffler

Interviewer Name

Herb E. Smith

Interview Date

2004-11-09

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Shuffler, George Interview by Herb E. Smith. 09 Nov. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shuffler, G. (2004, November 09). Interview by H. E. Smith. Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shuffler, George, interview by Herb E. Smith. November 09, 2004, Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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