Richard Smithplays Scott Joplin's "Pineapple Rag" in 2015.
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings play "Caleb Meyer"at St Luke's in London on August 2, 2004. What a delicious blend of voices and guitars.
Doc Watson, Jack Lawrence, & David Grisman play "Deep River Blues"
Norman Blake flatpicks "Randall Collins" and "Done Gone" in a 1980 performance with the Rising Fawn String Ensemble
Fingerstyle: Dave Wilcox plays "Leave it Like it Is."
Chet Atkins plays a fingerstyle guitar medley. I thought his swimming pool joke was funny, even if the audience missed it.
The lightning fingers of Roy Clark play "The 12th Street Rag," 1950s?
Thom Bresh is a master of the Merle Travis, Jerry Reid, and Chet Atkins styles. Here, he performs with his "flip-over" classical/steel-string guitar on the Music City Tonight show (early '90s).
What tribute to the guitar would be complete without mention of Jimmie Rodgers, "the singing brakeman?"
A vintage recording of Stefan Grossman playing the Dallas Rag
Roy Book Binder offers a slice of his Americana ragtime and blues.
Doc Watson was an icon of American folk music and a formidable player.