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Willie Lane

North Tx bluesman Willie Street recorded 6 sides (“Along Building K.C. Series,” “Prowlin’ Surface Hog,” “WAY TOO MANY Females Blues,” “Howling Wolfe Blues,” and two will take of “Dark Kitty Rag”) for Dallas-based Talent Information between 1934 and 1949. He might have already been the same Willie Street who also …

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Cal Valentine

b. 28 Might 1937, Dallas, Tx, USA, d. 1 January 1997. Within a musical profession spanning four years, Valentine experienced several incarnations before his latest apotheosis being a Tx bluesman. While at college he befriended Al Braggs, who afterwards added ‘TNT’ to his name and acquired a successful performing profession …

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Dave Allen

The odd man from the otherwise freaky and psychedelic International Artists label, Dave Allen was an easy Texas blues guitarist rather in the mildew of Houston’s own Johnny Winters. Located in the tiny hill country city of San Marcos, TX, Allen 1st made an area name for himself in 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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Grey Ghost

Sparse and poorly documented sessions are unfortunately the foundation of Gray Ghost’s (given birth to Roosevelt Thomas Williams) fame. A thrilling, if erratic, Tx barrelhouse pianist who was simply active because the ’20s, Gray Ghost enjoyed hook career increase in the ’90s. Apart from older enthusiasts who’d noticed him experimenting …

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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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Danny Barnes

Bluegrass is indeed rooted in folk customs it usually doesn’t take much to rock and roll the motorboat. The intensifying bluegrass movement requires the designs and constructions of days gone by and subverts them with rock and roll & roll nature and a occasionally punk rock and roll attitude. Danny …

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Harmonica Slim

Over the annals from the blues, there has been at least three differing people plying their wares as Harmonica Slim, with one of these being greater referred to as Slim Harpo. But this Harmonica Slim was created Travis L. Blaylock down in Tx. He found the device around age 12 …

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Arnett Cobb

A stomping Tx tenor participant in the custom of Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb’s accessible taking part in was between golf swing and early tempo & blues. After playing in Tx with Chester Boone (1934-1936) and Milt Larkin (1936-1942), Cobb surfaced in the best leagues by being successful Illinois Jacquet with …

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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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