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Young Guitarist Inspired By Blues Pioneers

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Chris Yakopcic is a young guitarist/singer/songwriter who found himself drawn to acoustic blues at a young age.  He includes blues legends Robert Johnson and Mississippi Fred McDowell as inspirations. But it was a show by a lesser known guitarist that sparked an "a-ha" moment along his musical career path.

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Jon Norton is the audio director at WGLT and WCBU. He also is host of All Things Considered every weekday.