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Johnny Hiland: A Guitar Man from Maine

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Johnny Hiland: A Guitar Man from Maine

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Johnny Hiland: A Guitar Man from Maine

Johnny Hiland: A Guitar Man from Maine

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Johnny Hiland grew up in rural Maine. Though legally blind, he quickly established himself as a guitar prodigy and began touring with the family band when he was just 8 years old.

Johnny Hiland's self-titled CD shows off his skills as a guitarist. Clay Enos/johnnyhiland.com hide caption

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He won competitions and moved to Nashville, where he played sessions with Ricky Scaggs, Toby Keith and Randy Travis, among others. Now he has his own self-titled solo CD, showing off his mastery of the Fender Telecaster.

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Album
Johnny Hiland
Artist
Johnny Hiland
Label
Favored Nations
Released
2004

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