By Steve Newton
Back in April of 1993 I called Danny Gatton up at his home in Washington, D.C., to interview him in advance of a show in Vancouver as part of Music West.
When he picked up the phone he’d been busy cleaning out his garage, and told me that he’d come across a huge cache of cassette tapes–including a bunch by fellow Telecaster master Roy Buchanan.
I thought that was cool.
During the course of our conversation I asked Gatton–one of the most famously under-rated guitarists of all time–about being labelled “The Humbler” by Canadian picker Amos Garrett.
I loved his response. Check it out:
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