Davey Graham

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Birthday
26, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 15, 2008 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 15, 2008 (68)

About

Seminal figure in the 1960s British folk music revival who was a major influence on British rockers, including Jimmy Page.

Before Fame

He learned to play piano, guitar, and harmonica, despite never having a formal music lesson.

Trivia

He married folk singer Holly Gwin in the late 1960s and retired from fame.

Family Life

His mother was Guyanese and his father was Scottish.

Associated With

He was a major influence on finger-picking guitarists, like Paul Simon.

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