Guitarist Glenn Jones is co-producer of a new box set featuring early recordings by legendary acoustic guitarist John Fahey. (Photo by Tim Bugbee)

“John always obsessed over the events of his childhood and the places of his childhood,” explains Glenn Jones, co-producer of a new box set of Fahey’s Fonotone recordings called “Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You.” “He eventually ventured out into the world, but he never really left those early obsessions.” Indeed, Fahey, who died in 2001, changed the world of instrumental guitar, melding blues, country, classical and world music into an influential finger-picking style he dubbed “American Primitivism.”

Read the entire story about Jones, the Fahey box set and Jones’s new album “The Wanting,” written by freelancer Marc Masters.