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First Love by T-Bone Walker

First Love by T-Bone Walker

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Born: May 28, 1910 in Linden, TX

Genre: Blues

Years Active: ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s

Modern electric blues guitar can be traced directly back to this Texas-born pioneer, who began amplifying his sumptuous lead lines for public consumption circa 1940 and thus initiated a revolution so total that its tremors are still being felt today. Few major postwar blues guitarists come to mind that don’t owe T-Bone Walker an unpayable debt of gratitude. B.B. King has long cited him as a primary influence, marveling at Walker’s penchant for holding the body of his guitar outward while he played…

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