That time Danny Gatton told me that he thought Lenny Breau was the biggest “Humbler” of all time

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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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