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Bluegrass Legend Doug Dillard Is Dead at 75

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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:18 am | Updated: 12:49 pm, Fri May 3, 2013.

Salem, Mo., Bluegrass legend and banjo player Doug Dillard died Wednesday at a Nashville hospital after a long illness, according to published reports.

Dillard, 75, a Dent County native, along with his brother, Rodney, are best known for their acoustic music popularity in the 1960s and their guest appearances on the Andy Griffith Show as the mountain family, “The Darlings.”

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