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T-Bone Walker, Jimmy Witherspoon: T-Bone Opens to Capacity Crowd at Last Word

Live Review by J.T. Gipson, The California Eagle, 13 May 1948

Cafe Society Fetes Noted Blues Singer in High Fashion ...

T-Bone Walker, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers: Flamingo, London

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 13 March 1965

THE GREAT T-Bone Walker opened at London's Flamingo on Friday with an hour of beefy blues. ...

Tempo: T-Bone Walker

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, June 1966

WHEN AARON T-Bone Walker plays guitar he makes people cry and he gets response from the audience as though the performance was really a church ...

T-Bone Walker: Thorny Problem Of Mixing The Blues With Modern Jazz

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 17 December 1966

I HAVE always looked on T-Bone Walker as being more of a jazz-blues singer than a folk or country-type artist. In other words, as a ...

T-Bone Walker: Stormy Monday Blues (Stateside Bluesway SL10223)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 17 February 1968

FIVE T-BONE originals, including his new version of the title song, are to be heard on Stormy Monday Blues (Stateside Bluesway SL10223), latest album from guitarist-singer T-Bone ...

Payin' Some Dues — Blues at Ann Arbor

Live Review by Miller Francis jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 18 August 1969

"I'd like for them to hear the real things. I don't think yet that most of the white people like my music because it's blues. I ...

Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker and Otis Spann: Super Black Blues

Review by Bob Fisher, Cream, June 1972

IT'S TAKEN Phillips a long time to get around to issuing this superb album, probably the only genuine spontaneous blues jam ever commited to wax. ...

T-Bone — Showman and Guitar Pioneer

Obituary by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 5 April 1975

Max Jones pays tribute to T-Bone Walker ...

T-Bone Walker Dead at 64

Obituary by Jerry Wexler, Rolling Stone, 24 April 1975

LOS ANGELES — Aaron "T-Bone" Walker died of bronchial pneumonia March 16th at the Vernon Convalescent Hospital. The 64-year-old Texas blues guitarist, famous for standards ...

Various Blues Albums

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 3 May 1975

If you're a living blues master, are you better off dead? ...

T-Bone Walker: Rare Blues and a Worldwide Reputation

Retrospective by Tony Russell, The History of Rock, 1983

T-BONE WALKER, had he been that sort of man, might have carried a chip on his shoulder the size of the Chrysler Building. ...

T-Bone Underdone

Book Review by Don Snowden, The Boston Phoenix, 24 December 1987

T-BONE WALKER occupies a peculiarly ambiguous place in blues history considering he’s the man credited with inventing the single-string style of electric blues-guitar playing. Virtually ...

T-Bone Walker: The Complete Recordings of T-Bone Walker, 1940-1954 (Mosaic)

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 16 September 1990

The Complete Recordings of T-Bone Walker, 1940-1954 display the bluesman's seminal influence on the genre ...

T-Bone Walker: The Complete Imperial Recordings, 1950-1954 (Imperial/EMI)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Guitar World, 1991

CONTEMPORARY BLUES guitar starts here. True enough, everything has its origins in something else: Aaron Thibaux "T-Bone" Walker (1910 – 1975) had hung out in ...

Various Artists: The Rough Guide To Texas Blues

Review by Tony Burke, Vintage Jazz Mart, Spring 2022

ROUGH GUIDE/WMN have issued some excellent pre-war blues sets recently. This set features 26 sides cut between 1926 and 1937 from the Lone Star State – ...


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