Max Wareham, Rudy Lyle

(Airdate: February 28, 2023) Booklovers’ Cafe heads to the East Coast to catch author, musicologist, and bluegrass banjo player Max Wareham who has just returned from a summer of festivals touring with the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band.  The book is titled Rudy Lyle: The Unsung Hero of the Five String Banjo. Max began to study and work out the tablature for the banjo solos played by Rudy Lyle, banjo player with the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Boys of the 1950s. Find out what happened to Rudy and his banjo after he returned from fighting in the Korean War. The show integrates recordings of Rudy from the early days and stories from Max.