Today we say goodbye to one of the pillars of the resophonic world. Mike Auldridge was the first person I heard play reso, and undoubtedly the sound that brought me to the instrument. Mike's playing on 'Act Four' by The Seldom Scene was what caught my ear.
Thanks Mr. Auldridge for all the music.
Thanks to a pair of fellow members of the 'nation, I learned fairly recently that the man who inspired me to take up the dobro in the '70s, along with many of us here, the great Mike Auldridge, who has been battling cancer - had taken a major turn for the worse. And now, Jerry Douglas just entered the following post on his forum:
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