Interview with Mike Auldridge, May 4, 2005

Project: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Mike Auldridge talks about his family's interest in music, and how he was introduced to country and bluegrass music through his friends. He talks about how he became interested in the dobro, and describes his struggles to find one to play. He talks about playing at many parties, the members of the band, and how the band changed when they began playing with John Duffey. He talks about his first commercial recording. He describes touring with Emerson and Waldren. He talks about how they chose a name for their band. Auldridge talks about who wrote most of the music for The Seldom Scene. He talks about the role of the dobro in the band, how they came up with their song arrangements, and talks about how their mixing process worked. Auldridge talks about doing session work for artists like Emmy Lou Harris, Linda Rondstat, and Dolly Parton.

Interview Accession

2017oh179_ibmm003

Interviewee Name

Mike Auldridge

Interviewer Name

George McCeney

Interview Date

2005-05-04

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Auldridge, Mike Interview by George McCeney. 04 May. 2005. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Auldridge, M. (2005, May 04). Interview by G. McCeney. Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Auldridge, Mike, interview by George McCeney. May 04, 2005, Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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