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T-bone Walker

T-bone doing his signature split solo.

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The first person to play guitar the way it is now was T-bone Walker. He played the first blues solos on the primitave electric guitars in the late 30's and early 40's. T-bone brought blues and crazy antics to Jazz music in the 30's. When T-Bone played a solo at the radio station where BB-King worked, BB went and bought an electric guitar and went on to become the embassador of blues, changeing music, all thanks to T-bone.


Associated Guitars:

Gibson es-150

Gibson es-175

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