Chris Whitley

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Chris Whitley’s Boot-Stomping Guitar Style

While Chris Whitley’s name might be unfamiliar to many Guitar World readers, a list of the late singer-songwriter’s fans includes musical heavyweights Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Dave Matthews, John Mayer and Joe Bonamassa (who even covered Whitley’s “Ball Peen Hammer”), to name only a few.