Robert Ward

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by Robert Ward


15 October 1938, Luthersville, Georgia, USA. Ward’s rediscovery in 1990 is a rare instance of a ‘legend’ returning from more than a decade of obscurity with his talent undiminished. A self-taught guitarist, he formed his first band, the Brassettes, in Avon Park, Florida, in 1959 after two years’ army service. Returning to Georgia, he pawned a Gibson Les Paul in order to afford the move to Dayton, Ohio, where he lived with an aunt. His next group, the Ohio Untouchables, was... Read more