“T-Bone Walker is one of the most influential guitarists to ever grace the stage and one of the essential pieces in assembling modern day Rock music. T-Bone was arguably the very first electric guitar player ever, the argument tends to go back and forth between him and Charlie Christian (whom he learned with). You can argue this all day but you can't argue his contributions to Blues and modern music as a whole. T-Bone was the first Blues guitarist to ever mold Jazz into the form of basic Blues, and everyone was influenced by this in the 50's and especially the 60's rockers.
His use of block chords and fast scaling helped mold the hands of Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winters, Duane Allman, and so on. I could go all day listing the boys that lo” read more