Tag: resonator guitar

Tyler Collins to Darrell Webb

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Darrell Webb Band has announced the addition of Tyler Collins on reso-guitar. Tyler is already an experienced bluegrass pro at the age of 25. As a pre-teen, we was playing music with Sierra and Cody Hull, and was filling in with Sierra’s band, Highway […]


Chris Hart’s dobros returned

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Well here’s a piece of good news. Last week we reported the theft of a pair of reso-guitars from Chris Hart in Rustburg, VA. One was an irreplaceable prewar Norwood chimes, and the other a newer Redline covergirl model. To make the loss sting even more, […]


Brad Hudson back to Carolina Road

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have welcomed Brad Hudson back to the band on reso-guitar full time. The eastern North Carolina native developed a fascination with Carolina Road’s music as a teen, and went to see them perform as often as possible. His hope to join the band […]


Matt Leadbetter – Like father, like son

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

There’s an old saying in the southern US, that goes, “If you’re half the man your father was, you’ll be OK.” It is meant to serve as a testament to a great man, and both a challenge and encouragement to his son. It’s likely that […]


Missing Dobro returned – in a manner of speaking

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

As this year’s SPBGMA convention in Nashville was winding down, we shared the unfortunate story of a young man whose instrument had gone missing. Alex Clayton had borrowed a Dobro guitar from a friend so that he could work on his developing skills in jam […]


The Littlest Dobro from Ivan Rosenberg

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reso-guitar master Ivan Rosenberg has come up with a clever way to promote his next recording, using the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to generate advance orders. He has found success for his melodic old time and contemporary bluegrass recordings, as an in-demand instructor of resophonic slide […]


LeRoy Mack settles down 

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

LeRoy “Mack” McNees is well-known for playing dobro with the Country Boys (later the Kentucky Colonels), and for his appearances on the Andy Griffith Show. He is a favorite at the annual Mayberry Days reunions in Mount Airy, North Carolina. A devout Christian, he led […]


D60 reso-guitar missing from SPBGMA

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s the worst nightmare for a picker. You borrow an instrument to take to a festival, and it turns up missing. Now you not only have no instrument, but have to face explaining the loss to a trusting friend. That’s the situation here in Nashville […]


Phil Leadbetter departs Dale Ann Bradley

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

After three years traveling with Dale Ann Bradley, reso-guitarist Phil Leadbetter has announced that he will be leaving her band to start on a new project. He says departing is especially tough for him, as Bradley was such an encouragement to him when she hired Phil late […]


Merry Christmas from Greg Booth

| December 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Every year we look forward to seeing the Christmas music video shared by Greg Booth, Anchorage, AK’s #1 reso-guitarist, and the banjo/dobro man with The Kathy Kallick Band. Without fail, Greg takes a familiar holiday classic, and records an acoustic treatment using his slide skills, […]