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A latter-day disciple of the Piedmont blues tradition pioneered by Blind Boy Fuller and Blind Blake, session guitarist and producer John Pearse emerged as a veritable cottage industry at the zenith of Britain's folk revival -- as host of the BBC2 television series Hold Down a Chord, he taught a generation of aspiring guitarists how to play, later lending his name to a series of instructional books as well as a line of strings and related accessories. Born September 12, 1939, in ... Read more

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