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John Duffey

John Duffey
Born: Mar 4, 1934 in Washington DC
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Died: Dec 10, 1996 in Arlington, VA
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: John Duffey was known for his high-lonesome tenor, brilliantly innovative mandolin playing, and the important part he played in establishing the Seldom Scene on the highest levels of bluegrass stardom and accomplishment. He has also been credited, particularly amongst his fellow musicians, as one of ...Read full biography
Always in Style: A Classic Collection
Released: 2000
Label: Sugar Hill
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The title of this postmortem retrospective is an affectionate gag; John Duffey, with his never-changing crewcut, his Hawaiian shirts, and his polyester pants, was rarely if ever in style. He had, in the ...Read full review
The Rebel Years: 1962-1977
Released: 2011
Label: Rebel Records
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John Duffey's four-octave voice, a perfect high and lonesome tenor, and his innovative mandolin playing (he also designed and built mandolins) made him one of modern bluegrass' most unsung and vital performers ...Read full review
More John Duffey albums: Compilations (2)