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Tinsley Ellis - 100% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
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4 June 1957, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Like many American musicians of his generation, Ellis first took up the guitar at the age of seven, inspired by groups in the late 60s British blues rock invasion. While playing in rock bands, he took an increasing interest in the work of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker and particularly in guitarists Freddie King, Buddy Read more

Kenny Wayne Shepherd - 89% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts
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12 June 1977, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. A classically-styled blues rock guitarist, Shepherd recorded his debut album for Revolution Records in 1995 with the aid of singer Corey Sterling. Extracted from the album, ‘Déjà Voodoo’ became a hit on mainstream rock radio and reached an audience beyond blues purists, though they too were impressed with the Read more

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa - 85% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Blues Pop / Rock
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8 May 1977, Utica, New York, USA. Although blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa was only in his mid-twenties by the start of the new millennium, he was already a music veteran, having played with rock band Bloodline during the 90s, before launching a solo career. He first picked up the guitar at the age of four, and by his teens, was playing alongside adult musicians (even ope Read more

Popa Chubby - 77% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
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Coco Montoya - 73% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
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Santa Monica, California, USA. Montoya first rose to prominence in 1972 when a chance meeting in Culver City, California, led him to join Albert Collins’ band as drummer. He took every opportunity to study the master guitarist closely over the five years they worked together. Thereafter Montoya concentrated on his day job, until another chance meeting shaped his future. Read more

Joanne Shaw Taylor - 66% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
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Doyle Bramhall II - 65% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
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24 December 1968, Austin, Texas, USA. His father, Doyle Bramhall, played drums with various bands, including Texas Storm, which he co-led with Jimmie Vaughan. Taking up the guitar, Doyle junior followed his father into the world of the blues, touring with Vaughan’s Fabulous Thunderbirds. Late in 1990 he formed a rock band, Arc Angels, with fellow guitarist Charlie Sexto Read more

Leslie West - 64% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues
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Leslie Weinstein, 22 October 1945, Forest Hills, New York, USA. West, who from an early age suffered from a glandular disorder that affected his weight, began his rock ‘n’ roll career as a member of the Vagrants, a mid-60s hard rock grouping who released several singles to little commercial recognition. In 1969 he formed Mountain with bass player Felix Pappalardi. Read more

Buddy Guy - 61% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Documentaries Jazz
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George Guy, 30 July 1936, Lettsworth, Louisiana, USA. An impassioned and influential guitarist, Buddy Guy learned to play the blues on a rudimentary, home made instrument, copying records he heard on the radio. By the mid-50s he was sitting in with several of the region’s leading performers, including Slim Harpo and Lightnin’ Slim. In 1957 Guy moved north to Chicag Read more

Tony Joe White

Tony Joe White - 61% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Drama Music Videos & Concerts
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23 July 1943, Oak Grove, Louisiana, USA. A country singer and songwriter, White was also tagged with the label ‘swamp rock’, a musical genre he helped to create. Raised on a cotton farm in Louisiana, he formed his first band, Tony White & His Combo, while still in his teens. He then formed Tony Joe And The Mojos before defecting to Texas to start Tony’s Tw Read more

Danny Bryant - 60% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Jazz
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Luther Allison - 60% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
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17 August 1939, Mayflower, Arkansas, USA, d. 12 August 1997, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Born into a family where he was the fourteenth child of 15, the young Allison worked with his siblings in the local cotton fields. In his youth, guitarist Allison sang with a family gospel group and moved to Chicago in 1951, where he attended school with one of Muddy Waters’ children. Read more

Savoy Brown - 60% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Formed in 1966 as the Savoy Brown Blues Band, this institution continues to be led by founding guitarist Kim Simmonds. The original line-up, comprising Simmonds (6 December 1947), Brice Portius (vocals), Ray Chappell (bass), John O’Leary (harmonica), Bob Hall (piano) and Leo Mannings (drums), was featured on early sessions for producer Mike Vernon’s Purdah label, b Read more

Alvin Lee - 59% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues
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19 December 1944, Nottingham, England. Guitarist Lee began his professional career in the Jaybirds, a beat trio popular both locally and in Hamburg, Germany. In 1966, an expanded line-up took a new name, Ten Years After, and in turn became one of Britain’s leading blues/rock attractions with Lee’s virtuoso solos its main attraction. His outside aspirations surfaced Read more

Michael Burks - 59% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Documentaries
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1957, Milwaukee, USA. Coming from a long line of musicians, Burks was taught to play the guitar at an early age by his bass playing father. He began playing live at the age of six and by his teens was playing regularly in his father’s Bradley Ferry Country Club in Camden. The closure of the club in the mid-80s forced Burks to reassess his musical career, and he found wo Read more

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