Texas blues, Musical Artist
1938 – 2008
Who was Pete Mayes?
Pete Mayes was an American Texas blues singer, guitarist and songwriter. He was variously known as Texas Pete Mayes and T-Bone Man; the latter a reference to his guitar playing resembling his hero, T-Bone Walker.
Mayes' made few recordings but For Pete's Sake was released in 1998, nearly fifty years after Mayes first appeared on stage. It was his most widely distributed recording, and won the Blues Foundation's W.C. Handy Award for 'comeback album of the year'.