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