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  • Madison, NC
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Favorite Flatpickers
Norman Blake, Russ Barenberg, David Grier, Bryan Sutton, Tony Rice, Doc Watson, Steve Kaufman, Mark Cosgrove, Jim Hurst
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Cattle in the Cane, Twisted Reel, Huckleberry Hornpipe, Rebecca, Jerusalem Ridge, St. Anne's Reel, Temperance Reel, Salt Creek, The Gold Rush, Whiskey, Black Mountain Rag, Durang's Hornpipe
Favorite Guitars
NGC (Marty Lanham) 000 Bonnie, Proulx dread, Randy Lucas SJ wedgie, Gallagher A-70, Dudenbostel SJ
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I learned three chords on a friend's Stratocaster when I was a freshman in college (about 40 years ago). I played acoustic six-string for about 25 years, then attended a Steve Kaufman workshop. Strangely enough, even after that workshop, I still thought I knew how to play. Just slow to get the message, I guess.

Steve told me about a flatpicking "camp" that he was starting at Maryville College, so I attended that very first year. I realized in pretty short order that I did NOT know how to play the guitar. So I've been back every year trying to figure it out. So far, no success, but I have so much fun I keep returning year after year. Any year now, I expect to find self actualization as a player.
Do you have a website?
http://www.twistedpairband.com

Comment Wall (24 comments)

At 6:47am on May 20, 2008, Chris Thiessen said…
Greetings, Dr Mikey! Hmm. As I recall from Kamp, that picture's not a very good likeness. But that was from Kamp...I think you were a little less yellow.
At 6:54am on May 20, 2008, Keith Yoder said…
Hello Dr. Mikey, looking forward to seeing you at kamp and playing some fine flatpicking music. See you soon, Keith
At 7:23am on May 20, 2008, Jim Turpin said…
Dude...glad you made it over here...Ashville...at least the Mountains near the Parkway was great last weekend.

JT
At 7:38am on May 20, 2008, Marty Lanham said…
Hey Doc...... Good to hear from you - I hope to see you at Kamp.

Marty
At 11:53am on May 28, 2008, Hazel Johnson said…
Hi Mikey,
I wish I could come and see you all, it's been so long! Unfortunately with the price of gas, and no one to see to all the animals, I am afraid it is a no. I am still picking, and in fact have a jam session here every Sunday afternoon, so I am still learning new tunes etc.

Please remember me to every one at Kamp, and have a great time!

Best Wishes,

Hazel.
At 1:21pm on May 28, 2008, Hazel Johnson said…
Looking forward to the call, I'll be waiting!!

Hazel.
At 5:22pm on May 30, 2008, maurice desjardins said…
Hi Dr. Mike
Quite the mug shot. I told everybody in canada
that you were my friend since I saw you in bluegrass
unlimited magazine. Just getting even.
hope to see you guys at kamp.
take care
Maurice
british columbia
canada
At 6:37am on May 31, 2008, dr.mikey said…
Maurice - Thanks for signing up. I'll definitely be at Kamp during the second week.

Mike
At 9:03am on June 2, 2008, Rick Crenshaw said…
You haven't changed since last we met. See you soon in Murville.
At 1:44pm on June 2, 2008, Rick Crenshaw said…
To be honest, I don't know Marguerite personally. But she is in awe of me and that counts for a great deal. So, I'm gonna say I like her a lot and think she's really got it together.

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