Guitarist. Born March 10, 1938. Known for his flat-picking guitar style and as a musician in the style of traditional American music. His recording credits include the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s historic album Will the Circle Be Unbroken.
1974 January 11
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Performer Norman Blake talks about his musical career, focusing on his guitar work. Discussion includes his early musical influences and interest; his early professional work with Hylo Brown; working with Johnny Cash; his interest in fingerstyle guitar; his professional work during the 1960s; his guitars and playing style; and how his background in old-time country music has helped his career.