The First Power Chord

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Link Wray’s Mystic Chords

John O’Connor | Oxford American | 20th November 20 2018

“The outline of his life reads like a miscellany of twentieth-century American folklore: a Shawnee Indian from North Carolina river country who learned the blues from a black man named Hambone (who happened to be a traveling circus performer) and who invented the power chord…

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