Billy McLaughlin TEDx Talk

Learn about this master's amazing comeback from an incurable brain disorder, and experience some of his transporting, heart-grabbing music. 

From concert attendees at "Phenomenal Fingerstyle Guitar," Sept. 28, 2019:

"I was amazed tonight by every performance. [My wife] loved last night and enjoyed tonight even more."

"Billy makes music - the music just comes out of him." 

"When Billy played it felt like he was reaching into your soul."

"My head was bobbing, and I couldn't stop my foot tapping. I smiled through the whole concert, start to finish."



Internationally-recognized finger-style guitarist, Billy McLaughlin, made one of the greatest comebacks in musical history. He overcame an incurable neurological condition and continues to amaze and inspire audiences, and he received an Emmy for his incredible story. 


 "Paka" by Phil Keaggy, Performed by Adam Cord


Tutorial of "Paka" by Phil Keaggy,

Taught by Adam Cord

"Tap Daddy, " written and performed by 

Billy McLaughlin

"Young Thing,"  by Chet Atkins, performed by 

Adam Cord

"Snorkel," by Leo Kottke, performed by Adam Cord

Duet finale: Billy McLaughlin & Adam Cord 

"God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman"

Arrangement by Billy McLaughlin