DJ Profile
folk music online from Radio Guitar on Live365 Internet Radio
DJ: Hobbyhorse
Location: Palo Alto, CA

AIM: Hobbyhorse
Hobbyhorse is a folk music duo from the San Francisco area. We both play guitar and have a great love of acoustic guitar music. Although, as a duo, most of our own music includes vocals, we decided to create an all instrumental guitar radio station because of the special atmosphere that this genre of music creates.

Our mission is to bring a wide variety of great acoustic instrumental guitar music to our listeners. We want to introduce you to both new artists and artists from the past and to help you become more acquainted with this wonderful genre of music. Phil Campbell, who is half of Hobbyhorse, plays and records instrumental guitar music. You will hear some of his songs here on Radio Guitar. The comments below about favorite artists and albums are Phil's
Favorite Artists

John Fahey
John Fahey is one of the most influential musicians of all time. Without him, little of the music we play here would even exist.

Norman Blake
A personal favorite! After I went through my John Fahey period, I went through a lengthy Norman Blake period. Actually, I am still going through both of those periods.

Nikil Banerjee
Our favorite sitar player, known for slow and exquisite development of his ragas. We find new depth in every listening.

Pentangle
Bert Jansch and John Renbourn, of course. But I also love their particular fusion of influences and the way they work together as an ensemble.

Jimmy Page
One of the greatest English folk musicians, though he is perhaps better known for another genre :-)

Favorite Albums

John Fahey - The Best of John Fahey 1959 - 1977
With so many John Fahey albums to choose from, why not start with the best?

Bert Jansch - The Best of Bert Jansch
Ditto for Bert.

Dick Gaughhan - Handful of Earth
Simply amazing!

Norman Blake - Whiskey Before Breakfast
I like all Norman Blake albums but this one is special because it is the first one I ever heard, way back when.

Nashville West - Nashville West
Too electric for the Radio Guitar format but still my favorite Clarence White album.

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