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John Fahey

Age: 61

maverick guitarist whose singular style combined elements of country-blues, classical, and primitive music. His work became the basis for new age music. Albums include Death Chants, Breakdowns, and Military Waltzes (1963) and City of Refuge (1996).

Died: Salem, Ore., Feb. 22, 2001

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