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Sonny Terry (born Saunders Terrell in Georgia on October 24, 1911 – March 11, 1986) was a blind musician known for his energetic style of blues harmonica, which included whoops and hollers. He played with the likes of Woody Guthrie, Ry Cooter, and Pete Seeger. He also played Carnegie Hall, performed in a stage musical, and made movie appearances. He became famous for his folk and Piedmont blues styles. He is associated with guitarist Brownie McGhee.