The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #17072   Message #162997
Posted By: Rick Fielding
14-Jan-00 - 06:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins of Fingerpicking
Subject: RE: Origins of Fingerpicking
Yep. Les has nailed it. For what it's worth, the earliest acoustic fingerpicking on record (I think) is Vess Ossman picking Brilliancy Rag on the banjo. Believe it's from 1903.

Rick