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
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.