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A Son Of A Slave Was America's First Guitarist

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By Alexis Diao

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Tallahassee, FL – As a form of individual or collective expression of agony or ecstasy, the guitar has given a voice to the voiceless in American history. The first African-American guitarist is virtually unknown. And he doesn't sound like what you think he might. Alexis Diao reports.