T-Bone Walker

Blues, Guitarist

1910 – 1975

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Who was T-Bone Walker?

Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" 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 magazine ranked him at #47 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". On Rolling Stoneā€²s 2011 list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" Walker had dropped to #67.

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Born
May 28, 1910
Linden
Also known as
  • Walker, T-Bone
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Mar 16, 1975
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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