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Guitar Shorty / Bio

Credited with influencing both Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, Shorty has been electrifying audiences for five decades with his supercharged live shows and his incendiary recordings (beginning in 1957 with a Willie Dixon-produced single on the Cobra label). Through the years, Shorty has performed with blues and R&B luminaries like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, B.B. King, Guitar Slim and T-Bone Walker. Although he had recorded a handful of singles for a variety of labels, it wasn’t until the 1990s that the wider world opened its collective ears to one of the blues’ most exciting performers. His albums since then all received massive critical acclaim, and his legendary live performances have kept him constantly in demand all over the world.

General Info

Band Members
Guitar Shorty - Guitar; Sam Pemberton - Rhythm Guitar; John Morris - Bass Guitar; Bobby Alexis - Keyboards; Hubert Neri - Drums
Artist Name
Guitar Shorty
Home Page
Blues / Rock

Contact Info

Harlingen, TX
Lezlea Ross