Dance of death the life of john fahey american guitarist steve lowenthal david fricke on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers john fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what jimi hendrix was to the electric the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to. John fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what jimi hendrix was to the electric the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to fahey made more than 40 albums between 1959 and his death in 2001 most of them featuring only his solo steel string guitar. In his new book dance of death the life of john fahey american guitarist author steve lowenthal cites a review of john faheys performance at hunter college in new york by the village voices paul nelson in 1975 his guitar playing is a deliberate mixture of psychology order mythology poetry and genre all very exact with the meaning entirely between the lines. Steve lowenthal faheys excellent biographer his dance of death the life of john fahey american guitarist is out in paperback this month understands faheys music as a . John aloysius fahey f ae h i february 28 1939 february 22 2001 was an american fingerstyle guitarist and composer who played the steel string acoustic guitar as a solo instrument his style has been greatly influential and has been described as the foundation of american primitive guitar a term borrowed from painting and referring mainly to the self taught nature of the music
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