Norman Blake, David Grier, Kenny Smith (as well as, in no particular order, Mother Maybelle Carter, Doc Watson, Russ Barenberg, Tony Rice, Neil Young, Richard Thompson, Wyatt Rice, Willie Nelson, Leo Kottke, Cody Kilby, Michael Hedges, Clarence White, Ry Cooder, Greg Morton, John Prine, Allen Shadd, Brad Davis, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Mark O'Conner, Roy Curry, Steve Kaufman, Wayne Henderson, Chet Atkins, Roy Clark, Merle Travis, Merle Watson, Tim May, Stanley Jordon, Pierre Bensusan, Adrian Legg, Bryan Sutton)
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Steel string flat tops (Mine's a D-15)
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Born Texarkana, Ark. 1958. Moved around quite a bit until High School Graduation (Memphis, 1976). Air Force 1976 to 1980. Stationed in Texas and Germany. Jacksonville Fl 1980 to present except for a couple of years back in Texarkana.
Thanks for the welcome. I'm just now figuring this thing out.
I'll help any way I can, but to tell you the truth, I just learned this one in the last month or so from a performance DVD of Kilby, Davis and May. The kick off is as close as I've been able to get to Tim Mays on that recording.
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"
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