Eddie Adcock: post-surgery interview

Eddie Adcock speaking with ABC about his recent surgical procedureLast Fall we brought news of the amazing correctional surgery that has enabled 70 year old Eddie Adcock to continue with his passion, nay necessity, of banjo playing.

Recently Adcock talked to a reporter with TSWI (The State We’re In), Jonathan Groubert, about his upbringing, his playing and gave a demonstration of the effectiveness of the electrodes that were inserted in Adcock’s brain.

You can listen to the approximately nine minute audio file from Radio Netherlands online.

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About the Author

Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics.

A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe.

He wrote the annotated series I’m On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.