The youngster in these videos was born about three weeks before I was - back in the 1950s. Needless to say, by the age of seven, I had not caught up with his prodigious musical talent (nor shall I ever).
Just for the heck of it, I won't identify him. Lester Flatt does (but mangles the boy's name).
In a recent interview, the musician said he can't sing those high notes in "Ruby" any more. But he's still pickin' and singin' just fine.
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T. Tommy introduces Ann Abby - making Martha White Knick-Knack Sticks. Yum!
And then, Flatt and Scruggs reel off the Martha White Self-Rising Flour Song, one of my all-time faves:
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