John Fahey

John Fahey

Celebrating John Aloysius Fahey (February 28, 1939 – February 22, 2001), an American fingerstyle guitarist described as the foundation of American Primitive Guitar. John Fahey borrowed from the folk and blues traditions in American roots music.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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