Pelzer man discovers gift after medical diagnosis

Pelzer man discovers gift after medical diagnosis



LARRY JOE LAMBERT DE PELZER HAS A MUSICAL GIFT. BUT WHAT MAKES HIS GIFT SO SPECIAL IS THAT HE DIDN’T LET AN UNEXPECTED DIAGNOSIS KEEP HIM FROM SHARING THIS GIFT WYFF WSNEOR F PHOTOJOURNALIST CHIP BAISDEN HAS HIS STORY. HERE, I HAVE THE IMPRESSION THAT THIS TALENT AND THIS GIFT THAT I HAD DID NOT COME FROM ME. THERE IS A VERSE THAT SAYS MY BELL HAS BEEN DONE BUT IT’S NEREV DONE YOU KEEP RINGING THAT THING. I WILL SCREAM. I ALWAYS WANTED TO PLAY ON STAGE DIDN’T ALWAYS WANTED THIS DREAM OF A LIFETIME OF TRAVELING AND PLAYING GUITAR. I STARTED BUYING RECORDS AND TAPE IN THE 70S. I WAS HUGE. END OF JACKSON BROWNE LYNYRD SKYNYRD AND GREGG ALLMAN AND DUANE ALLNMA WERE PROBABLY MY GREATEST INFLUENCE ON MY GUITAR PLAY. I HAVE ON STAGE ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY HERE APPLAUSE HEAR HEAD HOOPS TO CARRIERS. IT ENERGIZES ME INSIDE IN THE PATH. I CAN’T EVEN PUT THE WORDS. I AM A PERSON OF FAITH AND NEVER SEEN MYSELF AS A GUITAR PLAYER BEFORE I LOST MY SIVION. SIX AM GOES ON T. MY NAME IS LARRY JOE LAMBERT, AND I HAVE BEEN BLIND SIGNIFICANTLY IMPAIRED SINCE THE 1978 WINNER. YEP STRAIGHTFORWARD. IAS WEI BNG WATCHED OHIO STATE USED TO COME TO MY SCHOOLS THE IRONTON FIGHTING TIGERSND A IRONS IN OHIO THE LIGHT WOODY HAYES SAW ME PLAY. I WAS IN SOPHOMORE AND I KNOW FOR A FACT THAT HE SAID THE YOUNG MAN HAS A LOT OF PROBLEMS. I WANT TO KEEP AN EYE ON HIM. ‘VERA WATCH HIM WAS VERY GIFTED VERY TALENTED POWER HITTER FOOTBALL BASEBALL FIGHT AND I COULD NOT CUT ANYTHING THIS DAY IN PRACTICE. I WANT NOTHING AND THE COACH BY 5200 PLACES AND HE KNEW THERE WAS SOMETHING WRONG AND I NOTICED IN THE CENTER OF VISION THE RIGHT EYE OF THE PALM SIZE BLUR SPOT MAN SANTA CIRCULAR SPOT, AND THERE WAS A DISCOVERED TUMOR Roughly THE SIZE OF A LARGE ORANGE. THE OPTICAL NERVES ON THE BASE OF MY BRAIN WENT OUT OF THE SWITCH IN ABOUT A YEAR. EVERYTHING WAS GONE AND I’M PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR AND YOU KNOW ATHLETES AND SCHOOL GUYS TO JUST BE A GUY WHO WENT BLIND. IT WAS A FORMER SPORTSMAN STAND OUT. WE GO IT’S 5 AM AND MY FACE IS ON FIRE. SO WHAT WAS BURNED MY SKIN AFTER I WAS BLIND I DEVELOPED WITH HIM FROM ONE TO TWO YEARS THE ABILITY TO PLAY JAZZ BESLU BLUEGRASS FOLK ROCK COUNTRY AND I CAN PLAY ANYTHING AND IT’S JUST KIND OF HAENPPED. NO, I DIDN’T SELL MY SOUL TO THE DEVIL TO BE A GUITAR LEADER. I AM A PERSON OF FAITH AND AND I NEVER SEEN MYSELF AS A GUITAR PLAYER BEFORE I LOST VISION I DECIDED AFTER I WAS BLIND TO BE INDEPENDENT. I DECIDED TO LIVE MY LIFE. YOU MUST CONTROL YOUR DISABILITY. BUT HE WILL OVERRIDE YOU KISS. WE HAVE NO POSITIVITY I FEED ON MY GUITAR AND I FEED ON LOVE. I WANT TO PIECES THAT SOUNDS YOU KNOW, I WANT TO LOVE PEOPLE AND BE KIND OF PEOPLE AND AND YOU THROW THIS ON THE WATERS, AND IT’S GOING TO COME BACK. HOPE YOU KNOW. IT WAS PHOTOJOURNALIST CHIP BAISDEN BRING

Pelzer man discovers gift after medical diagnosis

Larry Joe Lambert of Pelzer lost his sight and depended on music to get him through tough times. WYFF News 4 photojournalist Chip Baysden tells the story.

Larry Joe Lambert of Pelzer lost his sight and depended on music to get him through tough times. WYFF News 4 photojournalist Chip Baysden tells the story.