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Shin Joong Hyun

Shin Joong Hyun
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Shin Joong Hyun (신중현 sometimes spelled Shin Jung-Hyeon) is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter. Known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock", he led Korean psychedelic pop/rock culture during 1960s and 1970s. He became the first Asian musician and the sixth in the world to be the recipient of the Fender Custom Shop Tribute Series guitar joining five of other such rock legends as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Eddie Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Such was his influence and versatility that he has been described as South Korea's answer to Brian Wilson and Jimi Hendrix.
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Shin Joong Hyun — Beautiful Rivers and Mountains Shin Joong Hyun — Beautiful Rivers and Mountains
(Light in the Attic LITA 065, 1974/2011, CD)

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