Daniel Wood Gatton Jr. Archived from the original on May 27, I felt this was a missed opportunity – while there was obviously a lot of research with old friends and colleagues, the writing and analysis never got deeper than it would over a 2 page spread in a guitar magazine. He as always gracious, modest, and seemed to get a chuckle from his gigs. Lists with This Book. Aug 06, Steven rated it liked it. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Daniel Wood Gatton Jr. The real value for me is that I have a renewed interest in the music of DG, and in the music of many artists who were in his orbit for so many years.
Gatton was given nicknames such as “The Humbler”,  “The Telemaster”,  and “the world’s greatest unknown guitarist”. Retrieved from ” https: I never understood why someone so talented could take his own life.
Several years passed before I was in a place, mentally, where I was ready to read this book. Sep 26, Janet rated it really liked it.
Unfinished Business – Danny Gatton | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic
Retrieved August 10, I’m not a huge Dany fan but I’ve always been curious about his life and subsequent suicide. Unlike many electric guitarists, Gatton played slide overhand only, citing his earlier training in steel guitar [Guitar Player, March ].
The Great Jazz Guitarists. Trivia About Unfinished Busine Backbeat Books, San Francisco. He as a Several years passed before I was in a place, mentally, where I was ready to read this book. The Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. On January 10—12,Tramps nightclub in New York organized a three-night tribute to Gatton featuring dozens of Gatton’s musical admirers, the highlight of which was a twenty-minute performance by Les Paul, James Burton, Arlen Roth, and Albert Lee.
Although Gatton could play most genres of music, including jazz, blues, bluegrass, and rock, he was known as a country and rockabilly guitarist.
Archived from the original on March 29, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Retrieved October 26, Views Read Edit View history. The book very thoroughly inventories his career, from gigs to equipment.
Danny Gatton “Unfinished Business”
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This biography doesn’t answer that question, but it does paint a more vivid picture of a man who I only knew through his music. Refresh and try again.
Among danntliner notes on his album tatton Elmira Street” cites his use of Fender amplifiers including a Vibrolux, a Super Reverb, a Twin, businesss Deluxe, and a Bassman.
I was lucky enough, living in the DC area to have seen Danny Gatton play in numerous different venues and incarnations of his many bands. Archived from the original on June 4, I felt this was a missed opportunity – while there was obviously a lot of research with old friends and colleagues, the writing and analysis never got deeper than it would over a 2 page spread in a guitar magazine.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Retrieved January 4, Mar 01, Tom rated it it was ok. From — he played jazz guitar with the Offbeats, then worked as a session musician in Nashville.
Retrieved October 30, On October 4,Gatton locked himself in the garage on his farm in NewburgMaryland, and took his own life by shooting himself.
You know, he called himself a Whitman sampler of music”  Guitarist Steve Vai reckons Danny “comes closer than anyone else to being the best guitar player that ever lived.
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