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Sonny Sharrock

Sonny Sharrock
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Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock (August 27, 1940 – May 26, 1994) was an American jazz guitarist. He was once married to singer Linda Sharrock, with whom he sometimes recorded and performed. One of few guitarists in the first wave of free jazz in the 60s, Sharrock was known for his incisive, heavily chorded attack, his highly amplified bursts of wild feedback, and for his use of saxophone-like lines played loudly on guitar.
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Sonny Sharrock — Ask the Ages Sonny Sharrock — Ask the Ages
(M.O.D. Technologies #, 1991/2015, CD)
Sonny Sharrock / Nicky Skopelitis — Faith Moves Sonny Sharrock / Nicky Skopelitis — Faith Moves
(CMP Records 52, 1991, CD)
Sonny Sharrock Band — Highlife Sonny Sharrock Band — Highlife
(Enemy EMY 119-2, 1990, CD)
Sonny Sharrock Band — Live in New York Sonny Sharrock Band — Live in New York
(Enemy EMY 108-2, 1989, CD)
Sonny Sharrock Band — Seize the Rainbow Sonny Sharrock Band — Seize the Rainbow
(Enemy EMY 104-2, 1987, CD)
Sonny Sharrock — Guitar Sonny Sharrock — Guitar
(Enemy EMY 102-2, 1986, CD)
Material — Memory Serves Material — Memory Serves
(Restless 7 72653-4, 1981/1992, CD)
Sonny Sharrock — Monkey-Pockie-Boo Sonny Sharrock — Monkey-Pockie-Boo
(Sunspots SPOT 504, 1970/2002, CD)
Sonny Sharrock — Black Woman Sonny Sharrock — Black Woman
(Water 152, 1969/2005, CD)

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