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March 26, 2020 4:34 pm  #1

"Dueling Banjos" Player Dies At 80

The man behind one of the last big instrumental hits on the Top 40 charts, "Dueling Banjos," has died. Eric Weissberg's classic version was featured in the movie "Deliverance," and as the article below shows, it actually has quite a story behind it. 

The song itself reached #2 on Billboard, won a Grammy and was nominated for a Golden Globe. 

Eric Weissberg Dies: Arranger & Player On ‘Dueling Banjos’ Song From ‘Deliverance’ Was 80


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