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Dueling harpsichords

From the February, 2017 issue

While harpsichords are mainly associated with classical music, their distinctive sound crops up in the most unlikely places. Back in the 1940s, boogie-woogie legend Meade Lux Lewis played the blues on harpsichord, and Johnny Guarnieri swung with it as a member of Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five. During the 1960s, harpsichords were used in recordings by everyone from

 
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