Rev. Gary Davis
About Rev. Gary Davis
Rev. Gary Davis (aka Blind Gary Davis & Reverend Gary Davis & Reverend Blind Gary Davis) - 30 Apr 1896 to 5 May 1972, was an African American blues & gospel singer, as well as a renowned guitarist. His unique finger-picking style was influential on many subsequent artists and his students in New York City included Jorma Kaukonen (of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna), Stefan Grossman, Roy Book Binder, Woody Mann, and Ernie Hawkins. His musical influence, extends from the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan to Keb Mo, Olabelle and Resurrection Band. Read more about Rev. Gary Davis on Last.fm.