Mike will always be my favorite Dobro player. His elegance and taste and musicanship were tied to a poet's sensibility.
I just went digging way in the back pages of youtube and dug up this gem, seems Mike was doing the jam band thing way before it got to be as big as it is today.
Beard guitars will have a list of Mike's personal guitars that will be
offered for sale <sigh..> at next week's IBMA "World of Bluegrass".