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Willie Johnson

Renowned for his so-called “dum chuck” design wedding components of jazz and Traditional western swing with the original folk of his indigenous Shetland, “Peerie” Willie Johnson was the most influential Scottish folk guitarist of his generation. Delivered Dec 10, 1920, on remote control Yell, the Shetlands’ second-largest isle, Johnson gained …

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