Tag: Merle Travis

  • 9 of the Most Ripping Country Guitarists Who Advanced the Language of Their Instrument

    9 of the Most Ripping Country Guitarists Who Advanced the Language of Their Instrument

    It’s unlikely you’ll find any rip-roaring country instrumentals making waves in these modern times. But in the 1950s and ’60s, fast-picking country guitar players were all over television and influenced guitarists of all genres. Though rooted in blues, jazz, and swing, country guitar is mysteriously singular in many of its techniques and approaches. It’s difficult to…

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