Thursday, May 17, 2012

Doug Dillard, R. I. P.

Doug Dillard Dead: Bluegrass Banjo Great Dies at 75 - The Boot: Banjo player and TV performer Doug Dillard, who gained fame for his appearances on "The Andy Griffith Show" with musical group the Dillards (known on the TV series as the "Darlings") has died following a lengthy illness. A family spokesperson tells The Boot that Dillard was taken to a Nashville emergency room on Wednesday night (May 16) and died shortly thereafter.

Hat tip to Toby O'Brien.

2 comments:

Todd Mason said...

And another.

Anonymous said...

He was in the Ernest T. Bass episodes, right?

Too bad.

Jeff