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T BONE WALKER


T BONE WALKER


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Aaron Thibeaux Walker
 
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Known For: "T-Bone Blues " 1960 Album
 
Instruments: Guitar
Music Styles: Blues
 
Location: TX, United States of America
 
Web Site: http://bluesnet.hub.org/artists/tbone.html
 
Date Born: 28th March 1910
Location Born: Cass County, Texas, United States of America
 
Date Died: 16th March 1975
Location Died: Los Angeles, Texas, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Pneumonia, Stroke
Memorial: He is interred in the Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California.
 
Summary: He was influenced by Dallas's Blind Lemon Jefferson, the local string bands that his stepfather played with and the classic blues sound of blues/gospel singers, such as, Ida Cox and Ma Rainey. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked him at #47 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". On the 2011 list of Rolling Stone magazine's "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" Walker had dropped to #67.
 
 
 
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