Folk musician Davy Graham honoured with birthplace plaque
One of the UK's most influential folk musicians is being remembered with a plaque in the town where he was born.
Davy Graham, who died in 2008 aged 68, was described as a "guitar genius".
One of his pieces, Anji, was covered on the Simon and Garfunkel album Sounds of Silence and he is credited with inspiring a generation of singers.
The plaque will be unveiled at his birthplace, the former Bosworth Park Infirmary, in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire.
Davy travelled extensively and brought Middle Eastern and Indian influences into his repertoire and is often credited with pioneering... read more
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