This is why I love the guitar!

Tommy by name and cactusTom by nature! Tommy Emmanuel created a life for himself as a one-man band.

Tommy uses his musical talent to spread happiness. He appreciates how much music can help all sorts of human ailments. Tommy credits Chet Atkins for his inspiration. As a guitar player, I can’t begin to express ole Chet’s influence on my love of the instrument either.

2 thoughts on “This is why I love the guitar!

  1. After watching this video many times myself… I want to credit my Dad for my inspiration. Dad loves music and he bought every Chet Atkins album he could get his hands on. As kids, we were bombarded with music… Quality music! Just like Paul McCartney’s Dad, our Dad planted a seed allowing us to appreciate all kinds of music styles. Here is an example (played Chet Atkins style) … http://cactustom.com/zena-zena-zena/

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