T Bone Walker

T-Bone Walker w/ Jazz At The Philharmonic - Live in UK 1966

Stormy Monday Blues

Born  28th May 1910 – Linden, Texas

Died  16th March 1975 – Los Angeles

T Bone Walker appeared as a live act at the original Twisted Wheel Club in Manchester and yes, he did play his guitar behind his head.

T-Bone Walker

His guitar playing was virtuoso standard – listen to Stormy Monday to get a feel for it. Anyone who inspired BB King to buy his first guitar has got to be good. He appeared with John Mayall‘s Bluesbreakers on Ready Steady Go! on March 5th, 1965.

T Bone Walker – Wikipedia