I've just been looking around YouTube for some nice examples of ragtime guitar. Here's how sweet guitar playing can be. A Scott Joplin rag transposed.
And another nice short rag by a masked man:
On a different subject, here's Steve Earle and the Del McCoury band reviving the old time single mic recording. Mix? Sod that, bring it up in the mix by standing closer!
And finally, bringing it all back home, Steve Earle again with Galway Girl