Remembering Roy Clark: 1933-2018

November 2018

Editor’s Note: Over the years, we’ve attempted to interview some rather reclusive music legends but, without a doubt, the hardest interview we’ve ever landed was Roy Clark for the Fretboard Journal #19.

When we typically reach out to musicians, we approach managers or publicists who already know about the Journal or at least understand the guitar universe. At the time we interviewed him, Clark occupied a whole ‘nother space: The world of television legends-turned-Branson entertainers. His manager also looked after the career of aging advice columnist Dr. Joyce Brothers along with a host of other Parade magazine favorites and clearly had no time to...

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