John Fahey

By Bob Fagan

 

             In his 40 year recording career, John Fahey composed and recorded a large, unique and vastly influential body of work. Before Fahey, there were no steel string guitar performances or recordings. The steel string guitar was heard in pop, folk, bluegrass and country music, but didn’t exist as a concert instrument in its own right. Early audiences were puzzled by the sight of a young man in a Brooks Brothers suit and tie, playing guitar but not singing. This puzzlement, however, soon gave way to... Read More

City Of Origin:
Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
Genre:
Folk, Traditional Folk, American Primitive
Birthdate:
02/28/1939
Death date:
02/22/2001
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Episcopal Hymn

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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On the Beach At Waikiki

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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Stomping Tonight On the Pennsylvania/alabama Border

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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Sunflower River Blues

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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Episcopal Hymn

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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America

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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Take a Look At That Baby

John Fahey: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes
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