Black Diamond Blues by Merle Travis (1917-1983)
Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, is named after him
20th century. Fingerstyle. Acoustic. 74 Measures. 7 Pages. Time Signature 4/4.