John Fahey

Here’s to discovering a musician I’ve never heard before but who’s career has touched a wide array of musicians and musical styles. Here he is playing an instrumental piece, “Poor Boys Long Way From Home,” in the late 70’s in the midst of a lot of trouble in his personal life, exhibiting his “style that blended the picking patterns he discovered on old blues 78s with the dissonance of contemporary classical composers he loved…” (wikipedia).

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