Bryan Sutton, Steve Kaufman, Mark Cosgrove, Doc Watson, John Herald, Monte Dunn, Norman Blake, many others...
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Daley's Reel, Big Sciota, Black Mountain Rag, Beaumont Rag, Ragtime Annie, Cherokee Shuffle, Sweet Georgia Brown, Dixie Hoedown, My Silver Bell, many others...
1958 Martin D-28, Santa Cruz TR, Taylor 614CE, Martin DC-16RGTEAura, a "new" 1979 D-18, and a whole bunch of Telecasters...
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Retired from an Information Technology career in 2000. Married, living in SW Virginia. Played Folk, Bluegrass, Country Rock, and Country Music in performing bands since teenage years. Playing currently with a folk group, reunited from our college years, "The Rake & Ramblin' 4", and a bluegrass band, "Cambria Station".
"Ralph, I learned more from your videos in two hours last night than i have learned in the past 6 months!! Thanks so much for your very excellent efforts. All fabulous stuff, especially the cross-picking. Sie Sind Hollandisch. Sprechen Sie…"
"Have owned D28VR, (80's) D35, (70's ) 0015 (early 2000's) and recently bought DR Centennial, marking first century of Dreadnaught production. Has Martin VTS artificially aged top and braces. Greatest sound I have ever heard! I…"
"Fabulous, Louis. Pee Wee King's brother, Gene, Used to run a rare record shop in Louisville some 40 years ago. Johnnie Cash's daughter cut an album entitled "King's Record Store" Magnificent job on a great tune for…"