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Johnny "Guitar" Watson: Blue Masters: The Very Best of Johnny "Guitar" Watson

Read "Blue Masters: The Very Best of Johnny "Guitar" Watson" reviewed by Ed Kopp

Johnny “Guitar" Watson was a vastly underappreciated blues and R&B trendsetter whose adventurous guitar style influenced the likes of Bo Diddley, Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa. The Very Best of Johnny “Guitar" Watson focuses on the years 1952 through 1963, the period when Watson made his best music. Many of these tracks were previously unavailable on CD, so this collection is a must-have for anyone interested in the roots of modern blues, R&B or classic rock.Born in Texas, ...


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