Eric Weissberg (born August 16, 1939) is an American singer, banjo player and multi-instrumentalist, best known for playing solo in "Dueling Banjos," featured as the theme of the movie Deliverance (1972) and released as a single that reached number 1 in 1973 in the United States and Canada.
A member of the folk group, the Tarriers, for years, Weissberg later developed a career as a sessions musician. He has played and recorded with leading rock and popular musicians and groups of the late 20th century. Weissberg continues to play at folk festivals.
Eric Weissberg attended The Little Red Schoolhouse in New York's Greenwich Village and graduated from the The High School of Music & Art in New York City. He went on to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Juilliard School of Music. He joined an early version of the Greenbriar Boys (1958–59), but left before they made any recordings. He joinedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Dueling Banjos [сингл]
- Dueling Banjos [1972, саундтрек]
- Dueling Banjos [1973, альбом]