My favorite celebs are so famous I don’t even have to write their names in
I got to know guitar legend Merle Travis while dating his daughter Merlene in the
Merle influenced thousands of guitar players including the great Chet Akins with
his unique finger picking (“Travis Pick”). I had the good fortune to play bass with
just me and Merle oneafternoon in Merlene’s living room which to me was like playing
in front of 50,000 people. I felt really privileged to be at the Country Music Awards
when Merle was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.