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Branson, Missouri: Tony Melendez - Guitarist with No Arms (Gone)

The armless man who plays the guitar with his feet better than most with arms.

Tony Melendez Show, "A Gift of Hope," IMAX Entertainment complex.
No longer a performance regular.

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Tony Melendez - Guitarist with No Arms

Maybe you were looking for good old fashioned entertainment, but when you opted to see a man playing two pianos [at once] over Tony Melendez, the armless man who plays the guitar with his feet, you lost. Tony doesn't just play the guitar, he has mastered his art, playing better than many with both arms and all 10 digits. He plays with virtuosity, not like a freak in a side show, and he has a testimony of courage to go with it. He played for Pope John Paul II and has done several CDs. He is not to be overlooked a second time.

[Tom Thomas, 04/13/2005]

February 2009: Tony still lives in the area, but currently isn't doing a regular theater gig in Branson. The man playing two pianos at once has died. Come back Tony!

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