Sonny Sharrock

Celebrating Warren Harding “Sonny” Sharrock (August 27, 1940 – May 25, 1994), an American guitarist from Ossining, NY. He was a free jazz guitarist in the 1960s known for his heavily chorded attack, amplified bursts of feedback, and saxophone-like lines played loudly on guitar.

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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