Watch the Lone Star online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Blues Architect

They called Albert Collins the Master of the Telecaster, but for my money he was just as much the master of the Texas shuffle. With the swinging, horn-punctuated sound of his band, The Icebreakers, his jivey vocal delivery and jumping instrumentals, Collins was a direct descendent of earlier jazz-flavored Texas bluesmen like T-Bone Walker and Gatemouth Brown. Visit Albert Collins online at

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