Friday, August 10, 2007
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 a master, and he’s played with the likes of Dolly Parton, James Taylor, Allison Krauss and Paul Simon. Douglas discusses his solo album The Best Kept Secret with Kurt – but he lets the dobro do much of the talking.