Davy Graham

Born 22 December 1940. Died 15 December 2008.
Davy Graham

Biography

David Michael Gordon "Davey" Graham (originally spelled Davy Graham) (26 November 1940 – 15 December 2008) was a British guitarist and one of the most influential figures in the 1960s British folk revival. He inspired many famous practitioners of the fingerstyle acoustic guitar such as Bert Jansch, Wizz Jones, John Renbourn, Martin Carthy, John Martyn, Paul Simon and Jimmy Page. Graham is probably best known for his acoustic instrumental, "Anji" and for pioneering DADGAD tuning, later widely adopted by acoustic guitarists.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of A Scholar and a Gentleman

    A Scholar and a Gentleman 2009

    Reviewed by Andy Fyfe
    His abilities and vision can be breathtaking.
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