At a recent show Jeff Austin, the world famous mandolin player, announced that he fed Ronnie McCoury his first beef sandwich. At Portillo’s.
From where I stand in life I was completely overjoyed by the announcement. But from where I stood in the crowd, in Chicago no less, it wasn’t too well received. People booed, saying it should have been Al’s #1.
Personally, I’ve never been to Al’s #1. Shocking, I know, but it’s the truth. Cunn Toddingham swears by it and I respect his opinions.
Jeff was kind enough to weigh in on this age old debate, posted here without his permission:
And for further pleasure, here is Sam Bush sitting in with Yonder Mountain Strin Band at Teluride 2008.