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Jitterbug Webb

What ho, another great Texas bluesman? The biggest state has created a number of great players within this genre, and enthusiasts of Jitterbug Webb can only just hope that 1 day he will have the reputation and position of T-Bone Walker or Johnny Wintertime. In the end, neither of the …

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Melvin “Lil’ Son” Jackson

Lil’ Boy Jackson was a stylistic throwback as soon as he first resulted in during the instant postwar era. Created Melvin Jackson, he was a Tx nation bluesman of the best purchase whose rustic strategy appealed wholeheartedly towards the early-’50s blues market. His dad liked blues, while his mom played …

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Gary Clark, Jr.

Tx guitarist Gary Clark, Jr. continues to be compared to electric guitar symbols like Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and his performing is a robust and inspired mixture of blues, modern spirit, and hip-hop, so when he’s rolling at his greatest, he appears like nothing a lot as an …

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Rudy Greene

He was created Rudolph Spencer Greene and it is often listed incorrectly on liner records seeing that Rudy Greene. Although neither a prolific nor well-known blues artist, he’s an artist who’s often shown on liner records, period. These albums are often compilations of specific types of blues, early rock and …

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Jesse Thomas

The brother of Tx bluesman Willard “Ramblin'” Thomas, Jesse “Babyface” Thomas never really had the success of his even more famous sibling. Given birth to in the hamlet of Logansport, LA, close to the Tx boundary in 1911, Jesse Thomas and his sibling were individually close developing up, often employed …

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Little Freddie King

Like pianist Henry Grey, guitarist, singer, and songwriter Small Freddie Ruler enjoys something of the revered senior position in his hometown of New Orleans. He’s revered because there aren’t that lots of musicians his age group performing as much and with such gusto and vigor as he shows. Right now …

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Peppermint Harris

The contemporary blues boom resuscitated the career of several a veteran blues artist who was simply silent for a long time. Consider guitarist Peppermint Harris, who in 1951 topped the R&B graphs with his traditional booze ode “I ACQUIRED Loaded.” No one expected a fresh Peppermint Harris Compact disc in …

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Long John Hunter

For way too lengthy, the tale of Lengthy John Hunter was largely an area one, limited by the bordertown area between El Paso, Tx and Juarez, Mexico. That is where the guitarist reigned for 13 years (from 1957) at Juarez’s infamous Lobby Club. Its riotous, frequently brawling clients included local …

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Lightnin’ Hopkins

Sam Hopkins was a Tx nation bluesman of the best caliber whose profession began in the 1920s and stretched completely in to the 1980s. On the way, Hopkins viewed the genre modification incredibly, but he under no circumstances appreciably modified his mournful Lone Celebrity audio, which translated onto both acoustic …

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Denny Freeman

This Dallas native and Austin fixture was co-lead guitarist in the Cobras with Stevie Vaughan, before joining Angela Strehli (cutting two solo LPs during his stint using the songstress), adding to Big Guitars from Texas, and recording with Lou Ann Barton. Even more first and out-on-a-limb than most textbook-blues players, …

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