Sonny, Who came up with the Gitjo? The pickin that you did on that was great! Also, when you worked for Bill Monroe, I was wondering In those days if they had you to do any of the driving? Thanks, Mark K. Driving Mister
Author: Sonny Osborne
Ask Sonny Anything… can you speak about Kenny Ingram?
Sonny is again unable to answer questions this week, so we are rerunning one of his classic columns. Let's hope he will be back with us next week. Sonny, If you don't mind, please a few words and thoughts about Kenny
Ask Sonny Anything… tell us about the five string dobro
Sonny LOVE THIS COLUMN! Please give us your thoughts on the 5-string dobro. My best wishes for your health. MC Hey M.C., thank you for participating in our free-for-all. The instrument you are referring to is the dojo. It’s an instrument I started
Ask Sonny Anything… what about metal thumbpicks?
Bobby, my dear brother and partner of 52 years... I'm so happy for you because I see you are #1 on the Bluegrass Today playlist chart this week. White Line Fever was a good choice. I didn't hardly agree with the
Ask Sonny Anything… what did you think of the Earl Scruggs Revue?
We just lost one the most prolific songwriters ever in Tom T. Hall. Did the Osborne Brothers ever play any shows together? And did you all record any of his songs? Thanks for your time! Sean M Yes on both counts. We did
Ask Sonny Anything… why did you play a 6 string banjo?
Sonny is again unable to respond to questions this week, so we are re-running another of his most popular columns. Let’s hope he is back at it next week. Is it true you lifted up your banjo on stage into a ceiling fan
Ask Sonny Anything… did Bill Monroe like electric bass?
Sonny: I once joined a bluegrass band to play mandolin and sing tenor. Not longer after I joined, the bass player quit, so I took over that job. Having never played the bass before, I got an electric bass guitar. At
Ask Sonny Anything… three versions of Earl
Sonny is again unable to respond to questions this week, so we are re-running another of his most popular columns. Let's hope he is back at it next week. Sonny, I read your column weekly, and one thing is obvious; you are the
Ask Sonny Anything… who was Krako?
Sonny was not able to answer new questions this week, so we are running a classic edition of his column. We hope to have a new set of responses from him next Friday. Sonny, years ago you said that there was
Ask Sonny Anything… tell us about singing with Ira Louvin
Sonny, I'm curious about that session when Ira Louvin sang the low tenor part (is that right?) with you and Bobby on Give This Message to Your Heart. I think it was your fifth session for Decca. Pardon me if you've