Blues Rush

Otis Rush playing a tribute to T-Bone Walker at the Chicago Blues Festival in June 1990. The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101023010000" title="Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)" href="/topic/us/pennsylvania/philadelphia-county/philadelphia-%28philadelphia-pennsylvania%29-PLGEO100101023010000.topic">Philadelphia</a>-born left-hander made a name for himself playing Chicago clubs during the late 40s and musicians and critics credit his guitar playing with influencing <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000998" title="Eric Clapton" href="/topic/entertainment/music/eric-clapton-PECLB000998.topic">Eric Clapton</a> and Stevie <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT006795" title="Ray Vaughn" href="/topic/politics/ray-vaughn-PEPLT006795.topic">Ray Vaughn</a>.
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( Tribune archive photo )

Otis Rush playing a tribute to T-Bone Walker at the Chicago Blues Festival in June 1990. The Philadelphia-born left-hander made a name for himself playing Chicago clubs during the late 40s and musicians and critics credit his guitar playing with influencing Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

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