QUESTION:

Name the white haired, white suited comedian/actor who made his banjo-playing debut at the Grand Ole Opry on this date in 2009, playing “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” with an all-star backing band that included Vince Gill, Randy Scruggs, John McEuen and Stuart Duncan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWER:

Steve Martin. He had learned to play the banjo with the help of John McEuen who later became part of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

 

 

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