In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey Reviews

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
March 24, 2015
Newcomers and fans alike will find a lot to treasure here.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
November 12, 2013
An impressive documentary on the guitar artistry of John Fahey who described himself as a spiritual detective.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Kurt Loder
Reason Online
September 6, 2013
As Pete Townshend says at one point here, Fahey "created a new language" for the guitar.
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
September 5, 2013
Cullingham reveals both psychological and aesthetic reasons for Fahey's determination to remain a remote iconoclast sheltered by mystique.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
August 15, 2013
If you didn't already admire his music, you may be searching for more of it after seeing this documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
August 13, 2013
Fahey-who died in 2001 at age 61-is depicted as a unique explorer who was in constant search of his next sonic revelation.
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