Country guitar " Joe Maphis"
Joe Maphis Country Guitar " goes on the Jimmy Dean Show". Sparton Starday SLP 373 released in 1966. Album has inner sleeve and very lightly played. Joe Maphis " King Of The Strings" , is best remembered for his outrageous electric picking on a custom - made Mosrite Doubleneck. Often credited with being the first country guitarist to flatpick fiddle tunes , Joe Maphis was an early influence on Merle Travis , Chet Atkins and Jimmy Bryant. In addition to recording some incredible , speedy , precise guitar work on his own LP s , Joe backed countless country and rockabilly artists on stage and in the studio.