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Sonny Chillingworth

Sonny Chillingworth has been played on NTS in shows including Lavender Kite Audio Research Hour w/ Barnaby Bennett, featured first on 5 April 2018. Songs played include Moe 'uhane (Dream Slack Key) [instrumental].

"Sonny" Chillingworth aka "The Waimea Cowboy" was born Edwin Bradfield Liloa Chillingworth, Jr. on July 14, 1932 on Oahu, Hawaii and died from cancer, aged 62, on August 24, 1994 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chillingworth was a slack-key guitar player and is widely regarded as one of the most influential slack key guitarists in history. He started playing the guitar at age twelve when he was living with his grandfather, Harry Purdy, on Moloka'i….

Moe 'uhane (Dream Slack Key) [instrumental]
Sonny Chillingworth
Dancing Cat Records, BMG Direct1994
Moe 'uhane (Dream Slack Key) [instrumental]
Sonny ChillingworthDancing Cat Records, BMG Direct1994