Everyone Loves Guitar
John Prestia Interview - Dickey Betts, Matt Abts, Tim McGraw, Singer / Songwriter - ELG#139
Jan 22, 2018 · 1 hr 28 min
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John co-wrote a platinum-selling Allman Brothers hit, with Dickey Betts, and has been Tim McGraw’s guitar tech for nearly 20 years…

Why John enlisted in the Navy to serve in Vietnam, in spite of the fact he’d earned a full soccer scholarship at a 4-year college, back home in New York. And the most important thing he learned in the service, which served him well over his rich music career...

Cool stories about hitch-hiking across the country… Playing with Matt Abts (drummer from Gov’t Mule)... writing with Dickey Betts, and the old guy who used to knock on Dickey’s window to play with John and Dickey - at 3 o’clock in the morning....

John talks about the scope of the Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Soul2Soul tour and the tremendous effort and resources involved in making a tour like this actually work, and more...

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