Joey Stuckey is a blind guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer, radio personality, teacher, and sound engineer. Stuckey lost his sight and sense of smell as an infant as the result of a brain tumor. Despite these limitations, he remained in mainstream education. Scholastically outstanding, Joey Stuckey graduated from high school at the age of 14.
At the age of 17 he began his musical career by taking classical guitar lessons from noted music professor Terry Cantwell, while attending classes at Mercer University where he earned a minor in history and a major in marketing.
At the age of 21, he released his debut album “Take a Walk in the Shadows” which has been highly acclaimed by those who have listened. Stuckey has subsequently opened his own digital recording facility called Shadow Sound Studio and has hosted three radio programs dedicated to preserving and promoting Georgia music. His second album debuted in 1999 entitled “Ironies, Pain, and the Light That Guides”.

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Joey's influences are many and varied. As far as guitarists, some are Jimi Hendrix, Pat Methany, Johnny Marr, and Jerry Reed. Bass influences are Bootsy Collins, Flea, Sting, and Tony Levin. Vocal inf

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Joey Stuckey is a blind guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer, radio personality, teacher, and sound engineer. Stuckey lost his sight and sense of smell as an infant as the result of a brain tumor. Despite these limitations, he remained in mainstream education. Scholastically outstanding, Joey Stuckey graduated from high school at the age of 14.
At the age of 17 he began his musical career by taking classical guitar lessons from noted music professor Terry Cantwell, while attending classes at Mercer University where he earned a minor in history and a major in marketing.
At the age of 21, he released his debut album “Take a Walk in the Shadows” which has been highly acclaimed by those who have listened. Stuckey has subsequently opened his own digital recording facility called Shadow Sound Studio and has hosted three radio programs dedicated to preserving and promoting Georgia music. His second album debuted in 1999 entitled “Ironies, Pain, and the Light That Guides”.
Stuckey’s classically trained chops and great ear have been acclaimed by the Atlanta Society of Entertainers with their Recording Artist of the Year Award in 1999 and the Jazz Artist of the Year in 2001, 2002, and 2003. He is also an artist in good standing of GACAA (Georgia Assembly of Community Arts Agencies), a voting member of the Atlanta Chapter of NARAS (National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences), BMI, a founding member of the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association, the first of t

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