Walter Trout Similar Artists

Tinsley Ellis - 100% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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 - 94% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 - 92% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Blues Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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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 - 79% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
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Coco Montoya - 74% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 - 74% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
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Buddy Guy - 71% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Blues Pop / Rock Documentaries Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

John Mayall - 71% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Blues Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 November 1933, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. The career of England’s premier white blues exponent and father of British blues has now spanned six decades and much of that time has been unintentionally spent acting as a musical catalyst. Read more

Michael Burks - 70% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Documentaries
Decades Active: 2000s
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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

Doyle Bramhall II - 69% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 - 68% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

The Rides - 66% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues
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Beth Hart - 62% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock Blues Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 2000s
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Los Angeles, California, USA-based singer-songwriter attended the High School for the Performing Arts as a vocal and cello major. She made her first live performances at open mic nights at the Comedy Store and club gigs throughout the South Central area, but her moonlighting resulted in her being expelled from school. Committed to making a career out of music, she hooked up Read more

Luther Allison - 62% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Danny Bryant - 60% match to Walter Trout

Genres: Blues
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