Mike Auldridge

Real Name:
Michael Dennis Auldridge
Profile:
American bluegrass musician, best known for playing the dobro
b. December 30, 1938 (Washington, D. C., USA)
d. December 28, 2012 (Silver Spring, MD, USA)
• One of bluegrass music's best known and most influential Dobro™ players.
•1967, first professional job: Cliff Waldron and Bill Emerson's band "The New Shades of Grass."
•1971, was an original member of The Seldom Scene.
• 1993, formed new band called Chesapeake with Jimmy Gaudreau, Moondi Klein and T. Michael Coleman.
• A top studio musician, he has recorded with Linda Ronstadt, Hank Williams, Jr., Emmylou Harris, James Taylor and Ry Cooder.
• Learned Dobro™ after hearing "Uncle Josh" Graves. Bought his first Dobro™ from Graves for $150.
• In high school, played with a group called the "South Mountain Boys."
• Also a graphic artist. Designed several of the Seldom Scene's early album covers as well as the logo for Bluegrass Unlimited magazine.
• Nickname: "Larry the Legend."
• 1998, toured with Lyle Lovett.
• 1999, formed "Auldridge, Bennett and Gaudreau" with Jimmy Gaudreau and Richard Bennett.
•2001, recorded an album with Jim Heffernan and Hal Rugg called "Resocasters."
•2007, was presented with an IBMA Distinguished Achievement Award.
•2012, received the National Endowment of the Arts National Heritage Fellowship - the nation's highest honor in folk and traditional arts.
•2012, died of prostate cancer on December 29.
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Albums

Mike Auldridge - Dobro album art Mike Auldridge Dobro (Album) Takoma US 1972 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Blues And Blue Grass album art Mike Auldridge Blues And Blue Grass (Album) Takoma US 1974 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Mike Auldridge album art Mike Auldridge Mike Auldridge (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1976 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Slidin' Smoke album art Mike Auldridge and Jeff Newman Mike Auldridge and Jeff Newman - Slidin' Smoke (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1978 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Mike Auldridge & 'Old Dog' album art Mike Auldridge & Old Dog (2) Mike Auldridge & Old Dog (2) - Mike Auldridge & 'Old Dog' (Album) Flying Fish (2) US 1978 Sell This Version
AD 2013 Mike Auldridge - Ballads And Bluegrass album art Bill Harrell & The Virginians Featuring The Dobro Of Mike Auldridge Bill Harrell & The Virginians Featuring The Dobro Of Mike Auldridge - Ballads And Bluegrass(LP, Album) Adelphi Records Inc. AD 2013 US 1978 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Eight String Swing album art Mike Auldridge Eight String Swing (Album, Comp) Sugar Hill Records (2) US 1982 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - High Time album art Auldridge*, Reid* & Coleman* Auldridge*, Reid* & Coleman* - High Time (Album) Sugar Hill Records (2) US 1989 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Treasures Untold album art Mike Auldridge Treasures Untold (Album) Sugar Hill Records (2) US 1990 Sell This Version
REB-CD-1758 Mike Auldridge - This Old Town album art Auldridge*, Bennett* & Gaudreau* Auldridge*, Bennett* & Gaudreau* - This Old Town(CD, Album) Rebel Records (3) REB-CD-1758 US 1999 Sell This Version
ACD-42 Mike Auldridge - Tone Poems III (The Sounds Of The Great Slide & Resophonic Instruments) album art Mike Auldridge, Bob Brozman, David Grisman Mike Auldridge, Bob Brozman, David Grisman - Tone Poems III (The Sounds Of The Great Slide & Resophonic Instruments)(HDCD, Album) Acoustic Disc ACD-42 US 2000 Sell This Version
REB-CD-1768 Mike Auldridge - Blue Lonesome Wind album art Auldridge*, Bennet* & Gaudreau* Auldridge*, Bennet* & Gaudreau* - Blue Lonesome Wind(CD, Album) Rebel Records (3) REB-CD-1768 US 2001 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Three Bells album art Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes - Three Bells (Album) Rounder Records Europe 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SD-1033 Mike Auldridge - Tennessee Stud album art Mike Auldridge Tennessee Stud(7", Single, Mono, Promo) Takoma SD-1033 US 1972 Sell This Version
SON 2039 Mike Auldridge Tennessee Stud(7") Sonet SON 2039 UK 1974 Sell This Version

Compilations

CDP 72824 Mike Auldridge - Takoma - Plus One album art Mike Auldridge Takoma - Plus One(CD, Comp) Takoma Records CDP 72824 US 1987 Sell This Version
Mike Auldridge - Dobro / Blues and Bluegrass album art Mike Auldridge Dobro / Blues and Bluegrass (Comp) Takoma UK 1998 Sell This Version

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