Buddy Merrill played for Lawrence Welk‘s Champagne Music Makers for twenty years before he decided he didn’t like playing on camera.
You might not know his name, but you’ve heard his work.
Neil LeVang was one of the greatest studio guitar players of all time, played on many TV shows and movie soundtracks. Lawrence Welk hired him when Buddy Merrill was drafted.
Tommy Emmanuel & Billy Strings do things with guitars that just aren’t supposed to be done [via].
One more. Molly Tuttle has the perfect voice and style for this John Hartford cover. If that ain’t morning roadtrip music, nothing is.
Have a great weekend, watch out for the guys in black, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow for stuff.