BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

DEAD: Eric Weissberg (aged 80)
American musician

Eric Weissberg (August 16, 1939 – March 22, 2020) was an American singer, banjo player, and multi-instrumentalist, whose most commercially successful recording was his banjo solo in “Dueling Banjos,” featured as the theme of the film Deliverance (1972) and released as a single that reached number 2 in the United States and Canada in 1973.

DEATH: On March 22, 2020, Weissberg died at the age of 80 from Alzheimer’s disease at a nursing home near Detroit, Michigan.

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