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    T-Bone Walker (1910 – 1975)

    Aaron Thibeaux “T-Bone” Walker was born in Dallas, Texas on May 28, 1910 and died in Los Angeles, California on March 16, 1975. During his lifetime he saw blues develop from the Deep South acoustic style of the early 20s to the electrified rock’n’roll of the 50s and 60s. He was a protégé of Blind…


    Blind Lemon Jefferson (1893-1929)

    Lemmon Jefferson was born in Wortham, Texas in 1893 where he first sang sacred songs to his own guitar accompaniment. Soon he was being hired to play at local Baptist Church functions and supplemented his income by busking in the streets of his hometown and nearby Kirvin and Groesbeck. While still a teenager he moved…