Who Are Some Cool Blind Guitarists?, blind guitarists! not blind guardian!
Marc_Maiden
Mar 26 2009, 04:25 PM
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seeing as im going slowly blind sice an accident i had a year ago, i thought it would be cool to learn some techniques from blind players so im ready when I can see where my hands are!! so if any of you have any suggestions, just post a link or a youtube here!

thanks!

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Mar 26 2009, 04:29 PM
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Blind or not, one of my all-time favorites.. Good luck man and I hate to hear the accident has left you like this.

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MickeM
Mar 26 2009, 04:31 PM
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What? Oh my...

Jeff Healey, Guitar.

Blind boys of Alabama has been active since 1930's (with different members), more of gospel than guitar but cool.

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Mar 26 2009, 06:24 PM
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sad.gif Sorry to hear about it man, had no idea. I hope it will turn out OK for you, I really do.

There are tons of old school bluesmen who were blind, but produced songs that influenced the music of today greatly.











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AlexLion
Mar 26 2009, 07:07 PM
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Really sorry to hear that, maybe you can find some sight recovering professionals? And you better don`t think about that and especcialy agree with that you might go blind, because it makes things much worse. Situations without proper exit didn`t exist!
And speaking about guitarists, i knew only Willie Johnson, which Ivan already mentioned..

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Mar 26 2009, 07:36 PM
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Jeff Healey was amazing! Too bad he passed recently sad.gif

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Marc_Maiden
Mar 26 2009, 08:00 PM
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thanks for the suggestions guys!

id like to think ill get my vision back, but i loss the site in one eye due to a freak accident a year ago, and the strain i have on the other is starting to show, but who knows whatll happen smile.gif


i have a while to get so good at the guitar, i wont need eyes to do anything!

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Mar 26 2009, 09:44 PM
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Really sorry to hear that dude!!!! ohmy.gif





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Mar 26 2009, 10:31 PM
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sorry to hear that man, there are some great examples here that I cant really add to, but Jeff Healey was a monster blues player and an actor as well!! Hes about the best I can think of.

EDIT: Fird "Snooks" Eaglin as well!!

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