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Sonny Terry

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If you've got a good vibrato, you can get away with a lot.

— Sonny Terry

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It's very easy to learn. And very difficult to master.

— Sonny Terry

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So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album.

— Sonny Terry

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You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It's the closest music to our humanity - it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture.

— Sonny Terry

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About Sonny Terry

Did you know about Sonny Terry?

Port of Call: New Orleans (2009). His father a farmer taught him to play basic blues harp as a youth. He sustained injuries to his eyes and lost his sight by the time he was 16 which prevented him from doing farm work himself.

He was widely known for his energetic blues harmonica style which frequently included vocal whoops and hollers and imitations of trains and fox hunts. Saunders Terrell better known as Sonny Terry (24 October 1911 - 11 March 1986) was a blind American Piedmont blues musician.

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