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About the video
Clarence White demonstrates his flatpick/fingerpick technique on 'Guitar
Workshop' 1973, performing "Listen To The Mockingbird"
About the artist.
Clarence White (born Clarence Joseph LeBlanc; June 7, 1944 – July 14, 1973),
was an American bluegrass and country guitarist and singer.. He is best known
as a member of the bluegrass ensemble the Kentucky Colonels and the rock
band The Byrds, as well as for being a pioneer of the musical genre of country
rock during the late 1960s White also worked extensively as a session musician,
appearing on recordings by The Everly Brothers, Joe Cocker, Ricky Nelson, Pat
Boone, The Monkees, Randy Newman, Gene Clark, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo
Guthrie, and Jackson Browne amongst others. He was also an innovator and
inventor, known for modifying his instruments to achieve particular sounds.
Together with frequent collaborator Gene Parsons, he invented the B-Bender.