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The threesome was left to build their own equipment and eventually picked out a name that would encompass the passion and the spirit they had for their studio: He has recorded many albums of his own and collaborated with artists ranging from U2 to Eric Clapton.
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She later learned the guitar from Robert Nighthawk in St.
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However, he also had a keen ear for music the listening public would enjoy, and he embraced both black and white music, which was abundant in post-World War II Memphis. He soon learned how to play guitar. Not only buildings were gone, but also a sense of place and of pride.
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In the s, Vinson worked as a part time clean-up man and part time piano accompanist at Sun Studios, where Sam Phillips occasionally asked Vinson to accompany musicians such as James Cotton.
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