Friday, June 25, 2010

T-Bone Walker - Master Guitar Playing Blues Man

By Bruce B Lamb

Blues music has been famous for a long time and there are many renowned artists in the music industry who are responsible for making it this way. There are many young and old people across the world today who are so influenced by this kind of music that it is the only source of their inspiration. There have been many artists on the rise who have tried to become great blues musicians however, no one can really beat the power of the blues musicians from the 90s era.

They were some of the best and are so regarded even today. Many of them were even awarded well and have been inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their music still sells worldwide and their concerts are something people would still give so much to attend. These people have really carved a niche for themselves and created a very powerful kind of genre for the world of music.

Blues is very soulful music and it is something that touches the heart. Over the years, there have been a number of variations of this kind of music as it has slowly descended from the nineties into the two thousand era.

But even then, till about fifty years ago, there was a man by the name of T-Bone Walker who is solely responsible for making some of the best blues music that people have ever heard and even today in many bars, pubs and cafes, his music is widely played and acknowledged. It is also a source of inspiration for many young people all around the world because his unique style of playing blues music incorporates the use of the electric guitar as well and is not all soft and harmonious.

If you want to learn to play the blues guitar then you must learn to take inspiration from people like him. He has been known for his music, and if anything, you will definitely learn the art of making music and new compositions by listening to his stuff.

He himself has taken a great amount of his inspiration from people like Jimi Hendrix and BB King and if you go along his footsteps then the music you make yourself will be bound to have a lot of variation of fresh tunes and grooves.

You can easily learn how to play guitar by taking up beginner guitar lessons either on the internet or by joining some guitar tutorials in your area. This way you will also meet a number of people interested in the same kind of music and it will be easier for you to jam with others and come up with new compositions and lyrics all the time.

Bruce Lamb is the founder of The Guitar WorkShop, and inventor of the Guitar Flight Case the Clam. Visit for awesome learn to play guitar lessons. Also check out the crazy videos if your ever thinking about taking your guitar on an airline.

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