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John Fahey
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Musician
    (February 28, 1939-February 22, 2001)
    Born in Washington, District of Columbia
    Guitarist
    Recorded 'Blind Joe Death,' 'The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death,' 'Death Chants, Breakdowns, & Military Waltzes,' 'After the Ball,' 'Old Fashioned Love,' 'I Remember Blind Joe Death,' 'Rain Forests, Oceans, and Other Themes,' 'Hitomi,' and 'Red Cross'
    He mentioned Blind Joe Death in three album titles.
    He became an alcoholic.
    He wound up homeless, lived in a shelter, and then moved into cheap motels.
    He pawned off his guitars.
    He said his earlier records were 'pretentious and stupid.'
    He was a hugely influential finger-style guitarist.
    He tracked down blues musician Bukka White and helped restart his career.
    He received a master's degree from UCLA.
    He suffered from diabetes.
    He overcame his alcohol problems.
    He came to be admired by alternative and experimental musicians in the 1990s.

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