Posts Tagged ‘John Fahey’

M. Ward at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

For many, Matt Ward is best known as one half of She & Him, the indie-folk duo Zooey Deschanel (the Ward's other half in the band) foisted into the limelight last March. But to those who know better, M. Ward is the Fahey-following, finger-plucking guitar hero whose jaw-dropping performance Saturday night silenced the sold-out crowd [...]

John Fahey Is Selling Vaseline

So I'm-a sittin' here fighting off a head cold and watching a little Life on Mars, when comes a commercial break. What snaps me to attention are the fingerpickings of late Takoma Park native and primitive guitarist John Fahey—to be specific "In Christ There Is No East or West" (the '67 version, pretty sure).
It was [...]