The gentleman pictured above is one T-Bone Walker, he of the flashy showmanship and smooth guitar playing. He is the guy who wrote “Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad),” a blues that has remained a popular staple since it was released in 1947. 287 more words
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Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, October 27th, (1:00-2:30 pm).
We were looking for an angle for this week’s program when we realized we’d never done a program examining the blues of the 1950s as we had earlier decades. 593 more words
Vocals – Howlin’ Wolf – the greatest and most powerful voice in the world from his six foot seven 300 lb frame.
Slide Guitar – Elmore James – still the king of all slide guitarists. 122 more words