By Steve Newton
If you’ve been checking out Ear of Newt much in the last couple years, you likely noticed that I really enjoy posting audio excerpts from my four interviews with Dickey Betts. As I’ve been saying all along, he’s one of my fave guitarists, but I like hearing his down-home southern drawl almost as much as his sweetly cranked Les Paul.
Well, maybe not quite as much.
But I do like hearing him talk–and I reckon other folks might to–so here’s another (probly the last) audio excerpt I’m gonna post from my 1992 interview with Dickey. As the interview was winding down I asked him about the Allman Brothers’ opening band at the time, Blues Traveler, and he had nothing but good things to do say.
Have a listen: