Mudcat Café message #2734342 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #64982   Message #2734342
Posted By: Stringsinger
29-Sep-09 - 02:46 PM
Thread Name: The Evolution of Country Fingerpicking
Subject: RE: The Evolution of Country Fingerpicking
There is a possible antecedent. The fingerstyle players from Africa. Zaire in particular.

Early ragtime pieces seem to have been a staple of Piedmont style blues.

Frank