Thursday, May 28, 2009

It's the Birthday of T-Bone Walker

T-Bone Walker was born on May 28, 1910 and he passed away due to a stroke on March 15, 1975. He was an American blues guitarist, singer, pianist and songwriter who according to Wikipedia;

was one of the most important pioneers of the electric guitar. His electric guitar solos were among the first heard on modern blues recordings and helped set a standard that is still followed. He was ranked #47 in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

I call that one the Gods of Guitar.

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