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3×3: Jerry Douglas on the Beatles, the Boogie, and the Mystery of Vanilla

Nov 17, 2015

Artist: Jerry Douglas
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Latest Album: The Earls of Leicester, Three Bells
Nicknames: Flux, Uncle Flux (Earls of Leicester), Uncle Jez (Mumford and Sons)


Boston, we are here!

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What was the first record you ever bought with your own money?
The Beatles' Penny Lane. Gave it to my girlfriend, Charlene Ryan, in third grade.

If money were no object, where would you live and what would you do?
I would live in the Scottish Highlands and be a Bots Dots inspector.

If your life were a movie, which songs would be on the soundtrack?
1. "Hello Stranger" (Carter Family)
2. "Pop-a-Top (Again)"  (Jim Ed Brown)
3. "'Til the End of the World Rolls Round" (Flatt & Scruggs)


Set list from today at Floyd Fest. Thank you for all who came out!

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What brand of jeans do you wear?

What's your go-to karaoke tune?
"I Love the Night Life (I Want to Boogie)"

What's your favorite season?

Kimmel or Fallon?

Jason Isbell or Sturgill Simpson?

Chocolate or vanilla?
Chocolate — even though sometimes vanilla is very mysterious.

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