Grammy Award for Upper Hunter performer

February 6, 2024 7:43 am in by
Muswellbrook born Grammy Award winner Tommy Emmanuel. Image:

A man born in the Upper Hunter has added a Grammy Award to his long list of achievements.

Legendary guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, originally from Muswellbrook, picked up the prestigious prize in the Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella category.

The Grammy was for his instrumental rendition of the Johnny Cash classic ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ released last year.

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The song was produced by Johnny’s son, John Carter Cash.

It is Tommy’s first Grammy win after being nominated three times.