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Thread #83081 Message #1525177
Posted By: Jerry Rasmussen
21-Jul-05 - 01:13 PM
Thread Name: Obit: John Herald (Greenbriar Boys) (1939-2005)
Subject: RE: Obit: John Herald (Greenbriar Boys)
When I came to New York in 1960, I was looking for someone to give me guitar lessons. As I mentioned in the Winnie Winston thread, I took one lesson with him but we both agreed that I was looking for a different style of guitar playing. Then I took one lesson from John Herald. The two of us came to the same conclusion. I really was looking for finger-picking more than flat picking, and so I asked Dave Van Ronk. Now, here are all three of them gone...