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Fred Bartenstein has given us a compact memoir Of "Uncle Josh", compact and straight forward.
After reading the book, I feel like I have had a long talk with Josh, and now I know a lot more about the man and his music.
If you enjoy reading about bluegrass, country or Americana music pioneers this book is highly recommended.
Josh Graves is a great story teller. There are plenty of funny stories about life on the road as well as some history of the Dobro and it's place in Bluegrass music.Published 9 months ago by alan ackerson
I don't know the material the author had to work with but I totally enjoyed the book. I also appreciated the almost absence of profanity. Bluegrass is a family music. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Russell Lee Elkins
As a general rule, I can't say I care for memoirs. They are the least dependable of all historical writings in terms of chronology and objectivity--and yet, they're often vitally... Read morePublished 13 months ago by John Sparks
Love the easy style reading and how it's told in Josh's own words. Makes you feel like you're visiting with Josh as you read it.Published 14 months ago by blugrssmom
This is an interesting and informative book at many levels -- Josh's own words, the history of the times, the words spoken of Josh by others. I would give it a very high rating.Published 17 months ago by Sandy O'Seay
Really great read about one of the deepest musicians in Country music. Between Josh and Earl, they wrote the book on "feel".Published 19 months ago by Kimberly Carson
The book was pieced together and after his death and it shows. If you are interested in the whole Flatt and Scruggs dynamic, it's worth the time but that's only a chapter or two if... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Banjodeathbomb
This narrative, distilled from intervews and tapes is entertaining and also captures the beginning of modern blue grass as it emerged from the traditional tunes from the mountains. Read morePublished 20 months ago by J. Williams
as a gift and well received- came on time and content enjoyed by all
would reorder as a gift again