STARS COME OUT FOR EARL SCRUGGS

Banjo legend Earl Scruggs celebrated his 80th birthday Tuesday at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Earl was honored by a long list of musicians who performed for him, including Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Jim Lauderdale and Ricky Skaggs. President Bush even sent a note of congratulations, praising Earl's "remarkable life." Earl was humbled by the party, saying his special day was "like writin' home for five and gettin' 10."

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