i gotta find that link to the adagio again

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The sound quality on the video just isn't as perfect as the recording itself. Ida Presti was a hero and didn't need Lagoya, though she loved him... and, heck, who knows but maybe back then having a man with you on stage was the better way to be heard and worshipped by guitar lovers everywhere.

Maybe try HERE... it sounds better.


It occurs to me that having a husband up there with her probably spared her armies of besotted stalkers. The first thing I heard of her was only a snippet from an ancient and scratchy recording, but it was SUBLIME anyway. And the one from when she was only fifteen was killer too. To this day there are people who claim she was the greatest guitarist ever, though Jimi beats her at the polls.