Happy Birthday, T-Bone Walker!

Today, May 28th, is the birth date of T-Bone Walker (1910 – 1975), who played guitar and was a vocalist, composer, and bandleader. He was an influential pioneer in creating the modern form of blues guitar. His blues style of playing was an influence on guitar players such as B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Albert Collins, and many more. He has been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as well as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. If you’ve never heard his music before, check out the video below:

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