Friday, November 10, 2006
The dobro guitar is often used in the movies to quickly establish a feeling of rustic, timeless America. But it's actually a modern invention, and a surprisingly versatile instrument. Jerry Douglas is the instrument's master, and he's played with the likes of Dolly Parton, James Taylor, Allison Krauss and Paul Simon. Douglas discusses his new solo album The Best Kept Secret with Kurt - but he lets the dobro do much of the talking.