Aaron Thibeaux “T-Bone” Walker was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was a pioneer and innovator of the jump blues and electric blues sound. These inspirational T Bone Walker Quotes will change your life.
Best T Bone Walker Quotes
- “I think if it wasn’t for the blues, there wouldn’t be no jazz.” – T Bone Walker
- “I was called “T-Bow” but the people got it mixed up with “T-Bone.” My name is Aaron Walker but “T-Bone” is catchy, people remember it. My auntie gave it to me when I was a kid. Mother’s mother was a Cherokee Indian full-blooded. There were sixteen girls and two boys in my mother’s family, all dead but two.” – T-Bone Walker
- “I just naturally started to play music. My whole family played-my daddy played, my mother played. My daddy played bass, my cousin played banjo, guitar, and mandolin. We played at root beer stands, like the. Drive-ins they have now, making $2.50 a night, and we had a cigar box for the kitty that we passed around, sometimes making fifty or sixty dollars a night. Of course, we didn’t get none of it, we kids.” – T Bone Walker