Earl and his partner in crime, Lester Flatts are the quick-pickin' fun strummin' duo featured in the theme song of the 1960s TV classic, The Beverly Hillbillies. Scruggs became a bluegrass sensation as a sideman banjoist for Bill Monroe's The Blue Grass Boys. He and Flatts ventured out on their own as The Foggy Mountain Boys, the inspiration behind O Brother, Where Art Thou's? Soggy Mountain Boys. A permanant fixture of the Grand Ol' Opry and one of the few bluegrass or country artists to support the Vietnam anti-war movement.