Dave Van Ronk, the Real Folk Blues

In my early teens, a friend gave me a Dave Van Ronk album. Seeing that I was into guitar, this young wiseman wanted to assure himself I understood what the combination of Acoustic Guitar and Voice was really capable of. Through Van Ronk I quickly found Blind Lemon Jefferson, Reverend Gary Davis and Leadbelly. My idea of what singing with the guitar meant was permanently pegged to the soulful funkiness etched on those recordings.

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Obsessed with Acoustic Guitar

How many interests can last a lifetime? I just can’t get my mind off guitar. This blog is an extension of this obsession–someplace I can share my interest in guitar and post information, music, and video that reflects my intense devotion to everything related to Guitar.

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