Roy Clark was not only the host of the widely popular TV show, Hee Haw, which aired from 1969 to 1997 and introduced country music to a larger audience, but also a highly talented musician.
Roy Clark was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009, and during his time, he was often referred to as one of the best guitarists by musicians. His genre fluency extended beyond country music and bluegrass to Latin music, classical guitar, and pop.
In 1970, he made a guest appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, where he demonstrated his ability to translate Latin music to the electric guitar. In this video, Roy Clark’s fingers move across the strings at lightning speed, showcasing his exceptional guitar skills.
This performance exemplifies why Roy Clark received numerous awards over his illustrious career. Regardless of your preferred genre of music, this video is not to be missed.