Mudcat Café message #1066914 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #64982   Message #1066914
Posted By: M.Ted
06-Dec-03 - 05:04 PM
Thread Name: The Evolution of Country Fingerpicking
Subject: RE: The Evolution of Country Fingerpicking
Rich Kienzle wrote the book that accompanies the Merle Travis boxed set, and it provides even more information on evolution of the style. Even still, this piece has a lot of great info--I didn't realize that Joe Maphis originated the flat pick and fingers style, which was used by a lot of the pickers around where I grew up--