Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker 1910 –1975) was a critically acclaimed 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. He is the first musician recorded playing blues with the electric guitar. His stage act included playing his guitar behind his back and with his teeth. Things that Jimi Hendryx copied later on.
Irma Thomas (born February 18, 1941, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, is a blues singer from New Orleans. She is known as the "Soul Queen of New Orleans". Thomas is a contemporary of Aretha Franklin and Etta James, but never experienced their level of commercial success. In 2007, she won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for After the Rain, her first Grammy in a career spanning over 50 years.
James Moore, "Slim Harpo" 1924-1970 He was known as a master of the blues harmonica; the name "Slim Harpo" was derived from "harp," the popular nickname for the harmonica in blues circles. Known for his two biggest hit records, "I'm a King Bee & Got Love if you Want It."