"This was by far the most difficult cover I've done," he says on YouTube. "It's long, it's intricate and devilishly fast at the end. The whole process of tabbing, learning, playing and finally editing this monstrosity took me the better part of two weeks. I'm pretty pleased with the final result. There're still a few bits I wish I'd played a little cleaner.
"Hey, Junior called," says the woman at the beginning of the video. "He says he can't make the gig tonighhhhhht. How're you gonna play that banjo song by yourself?" What follows is, of course, the answer to the question.
First published in 2001 and now updated and expanded, Tony Bacon's History of the American Guitar (Backbeat Books) begins in New York City in the 1830s with the arrival of Christian Martin, from Germany, to set up the Martin company.
In the clip, which can check out below, Clark discusses his new album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, which will be released September 11 release via Warner Bros. Clark also discusses some of the major life changes he's experienced since the release of his last album, 2012's critally acclaimed Blak and Blu.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Ernie Ball Presents: Capturing The White Buffalo, the Recording of an American Songwriter, Episode 10. This final installment of a 10-part documentary series gives music fans an intimate look into the songwriting and recording process of the White Buffalo