Doyle Dykes


Oral History Information

Doyle Dykes is not only one of his generation’s greatest guitar pickers; he is also an incredible human being. Doyle’s career as a guitar player led him to sessions with his hero, Chet Atkins, as well as regular church worship programs around the world. Mr. Dykes stated, “I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to play music for people. It’s simple, but it is a blessing I’m grateful for everyday.” Doyle was first interviewed on the NAMM Show floor during a program with Taylor Guitar founder, Bob Taylor on January 18, 2002. A second interview with Doyle was completed on July 23, 2005.