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Big Walter was one of the all-time Blues harp greats. He and Little Walter defined modern amplified Chicago-style Blues harmonica. No one, even Little Walter, matched his tone and spacious sense of time. Said to be a shy, unassuming man, Horton was not a natural leader in the Willie Dixon mold, and didn't produced many solo albums. His best work was as a sideman, and so his backup harmonica and masterful harp solos graced many outstanding Chicago blues recordings. His legendary skill of...
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.
Blues legend Texan Lightnin’ Hopkins made a cigar-box guitar with chicken-wire strings when he was eight. During the course of his lifetime, he recorded more than eighty-five albums and toured the world. Photograph by James Fraher, Copyright James Fraher, 1970
Tracy Chapman - born in Cleveland, Ohio - is an American singer-songwriter, known for her singles "Fast Car", "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Baby Can I Hold You", "Crossroads", "Give Me One Reason" and "Telling Stories". She is a multi-platinum and four-time Grammy Award-winning artist.