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Luther Allison (born 17 August 1939 in Widener, AR, died 12 August 1997 in Madison, WI) was an American blues guitarist. His powerful guitar work – equal parts traditional blues string-bending and wall-shaking rock 'n roll – is matched in energy only by his soul-deep vocals. His live shows (often clocking in at well over three hours) are the stuff of legend.

He was born in Widener, Arkansas (the 14th of 15 musically gifted children) first connected to the blues at age… read more

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  • Avatar for lapiark
    Wow, cool! Sounds close to Gary Moore, BB King and perhaps SRV.
  • Avatar for Assedor
    What is a bundle of energy, how much the expression is here!
  • Avatar for IncredibleDog
    pure magic
  • Avatar for lieblingS
    блюзовое настроение.. впрочем всегда..
  • Avatar for OG-Gurda
    yes >>>
  • Avatar for lalojimenezf
    Genio! Tremendo blusero
  • Avatar for Dominico123
    It's amazing how few people know about Luther. His live performances seem to have an unrivalled intensity to them. Definitely one of the greatest blues artists that ever lived.
  • Avatar for Domin_vlc
    http://www.facebook.com/WaltzMeBlues http://waltzmeblues.tumblr.com/
  • Avatar for Delideluxe
    He played guitar with his teeth, he invented it' not Jimi Hendrix.
  • Avatar for rolf-kock
    die shows von luther allison waren immer ein hammer, erspazierte spielend durch's publikum & bedankte sich das man seine show besuchte

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