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However, his factory foreman played him a recording of famous jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, which encouraged him to continue as a musician.
As Iommi later wrote: My friend said, "Listen to this guy play", and I went, "No way!
I thought I’d never be able to change the way I played.
The reality of the situation was that I hadn’t been playing very long at all, and I probably could have spent the same amount of time learning to play right handed.
I told him I thought it was really good and then he said, "You know, the guy's only playing with two fingers on his fretboard hand because of an injury he sustained in a terrible fire." I was totally knocked back by this revelation and was so impressed by what I had just heard that I suddenly became inspired to start trying to play again.
Although it was an option, Iommi never seriously considered switching hands and learning to play right-handed.
First, the thimbles prevented him from feeling the strings, causing a tendency to press down very hard on them.
Iommi described how he "was told 'you'll never play again. I sat in the hospital with my hand in this bag and I thought 'that's it – I'm finished.Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi‘s daughter Toni Marie Iommi has followed him into the world of music.However, while heavy metal may technically be in her DNA, it doesn’t directly surface in her music.He was the band's primary composer and sole continual member for nearly five decades.While working in a factory as a teenager, Iommi lost the tips of the middle and ring fingers of his right hand in an accident, an event which crucially affected his playing style.