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Johnny Hiland: A Guitar Man from Maine

Hiland at work on his custom-made Fender Telecaster.
Hiland at work on his custom-made Fender Telecaster.

Johnny Hiland grew up in rural Maine. Though legally blind, he quickly established himself as a guitar prodigy and began touring with the family band when he was just 8 years old.

He won competitions and moved to Nashville, where he played sessions with Ricky Scaggs, Toby Keith and Randy Travis, among others. Now he has his own self-titled solo CD, showing off his mastery of the Fender Telecaster.

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