PBS NewsHour

This great-grandfather lost his sight but became a rock star

Clip: 11/09/2018 | 3m 54s Video has closed captioning.

Robert Finley, a 64-year-old blues guitarist and singer, relaunched his career in music after years of working as a carpenter. Before he knew it, he was playing with Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys and other prominent artists. Finley spoke to the NewsHour before a performance at Washington’s Anthem Theater to talk about his meteoric rise as a musician.

Aired: 11/09/18

Rating: NR

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