John Hartford

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by John Hartford

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John Cowan Harford, 30 December 1937, New York City, New York, USA, d. 4 June 2001, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A child prodigy, Harford was raised in St. Louis, and mastered the fiddle by the time he was 13. He then turned to banjo and dobro, and later played rock guitar in the clubs and honky tonks of St. Louis and Memphis. After leaving university, he worked at several jobs, including radio host, before moving to Nashville in 1965, where he quickly earned a reputation as a session player. In... Read more

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bluegrass
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country
americana
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