Hiland at work on his custom-made Fender Telecaster.
Listen: 'Swinging the Strings'
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.
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.