Watch This Guitar Prodigy Perform ‘The Most Famous Instrumental Guitar Piece of All Time!’
“Flawless victory,” is how one fan described the guitar playing of accomplished fingerstyle player, Tommy Emmanuel. You don’t even have to be familiar with his music to see that he’s so ridiculously passionate about his fingerstyle playing. His execution of composer/performer, Mason Williams’ “Classical Gas” is really out of this world!
The 1968 “Classical Gas” hit was a chart-topper and “40 years and almost 6 million air-plays later,” the composition has reportedly become the most famous instrumental guitar piece ever! Emmanuel, who has played with Eric Clapton, Doc Watson, John Denver and Chet Atkins, has an award-winning, technical gift that’s so notable, it made him a Member of the Order of Australia – “an honor bestowed by the Queen in his homeland,” according to his official bio! Check him out!