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Francis Doughty is one of the
best-kept secrets in town."
(Daniel Gewertz, BOSTON HERALD)
"Francis was the warm-up act --hot spit guitarist, in the Kottke style." (Gordon Bok)
Doughty's "...virtuosic handling
of his instrument,"
the DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE writes:
"It takes a
large talent to keep people listening when the only voice to be heard
is that of a single instrument, even if it has 6 or 12 strings...
Doughty uses his strings to get where he's going.
Bring your disordered thoughts. His notes will comb
"[his] arrangements can blow blades of grass or fall like icy snow.
More than words. You can easily lose yourself in Doughty's
(Charlene Arsenault, WORCESTER MAGAZINE)
"This is fingerstyle guitar up there with the best of the best. If
you've ever heard Michael Hedges or Leo Kottke, then you won't be
disappointed with Francis Doughty."
(Derek Sivers, President, CD BABY)
"Your originals are haunting... A real delight to hear and
something tha can spin on my CD player over and over."
"Fran gets better and better... he's mystifyingly a very unique voice on the guitar."
(Chris Darling, WMPG, Portland)
"Francis Doughty paints pictures of New England with his guitar"