In the Middle of Things

Tut Taylor: Heart of the Dobro community

Orville Johnson first met Dobro legend Tut Taylor in 1971 at Bill Monroe's Bean Blossom Special. Here, 40 years later, he interviews the music legend at Taylor's North Carolina home about John Hartford's Aereo-Plain Band, the musician's unique technique (using a flatpick instead of fingerpicks) and much more. Photographer Randall Hill snapped pictures of Taylor's unique guitar collection and also filmed this insightful mini-documentary on the music legend. 

The full article text and exclusive photographs are available in the print edition of The Fretboard Journal.