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Today’s Memory – T-Bone Walker

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T-Bone Walker

May 28, 1910, Linden, Texas – March 16, 1975, Los Angeles, California


 

Aaron Thibeaux Walker was a critically acclaimed American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was one of the most influential pioneers and innovators of the jump blues and electric blues sound. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked him at #47 on their list of „The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time„.

T-Bone Walker – Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong

Walker left school at the age of 10, and by 15 he was a professional performer on the blues circuit. Made his recording debut with Columbia Records billed as Oak Cliff T-Bone, releasing the single Wichita Falls Blues/Trinity River Blues.

Throughout his career Walker worked with top-notch musicians, including the trumpeter Teddy Buckner, the pianist Lloyd Glenn, the bassist Billy Hadnott, and the tenor saxophonist Jack McVea.

T-Bone Walker – Jazz At The Philharmonic Live in UK (1966)

Walker was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

More on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-Bone_Walker

 

T-Bone Walker – Every Day I Have The Blues (Full Album)

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