Walter Trout

Walter Trout

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Walter Trout (born 1951 in Ocean City, New Jersey) is a blues guitarist and front man of Walter Trout and the Radicals. Trout's career began on the Jersey coast scene of the late 60's and early 70's that jump started the career of artists like Bruce Springsteen. He then decided to relocate to Los Angeles where he became a sideman for such artists as Percy Mayfield and Deacon Jones. He also worked in the bands of John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex. More Info »

Top Albums

  • The Outsider
    The Outsider
  • Common Ground
    Common Ground
  • Blues For The Modern Daze
    Blues For The Modern Daze
  • Unspoiled By Progress
    Unspoiled By Progress
  • Full Circle
    Full Circle
  • Relentless
    Relentless
  • Deep Trout
    Deep Trout
  • Life in the Jungle
    Life in the Jungle
  • Walter Trout
    Walter Trout
  • Breaking the rules
    Breaking the rules
  • Prisoner of a Dream
    Prisoner of a Dream
  • Tellin' Stories
    Tellin' Stories
  • Face The Music
    Face The Music
  • Live Trout
    Live Trout
  • Live (No More Fish Jokes)
    Live (No More Fish Jokes)
  • [non-album tracks]
    [non-album tracks]
  • Live Trout: Recorded at the Tampa Blues Fest March 2000
    Live Trout: Recorded at the Tampa Blues Fest March 2000

Walter Trout. Artist Bio

Walter Trout (born 1951 in Ocean City, New Jersey) is a blues guitarist and front man of Walter Trout and the Radicals.

Trout's career began on the Jersey coast scene of the late 60's and early 70's that jump started the career of artists like Bruce Springsteen. He then decided to relocate to Los Angeles where he became a sideman for such artists as Percy Mayfield and Deacon Jones. He also worked in the bands of John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex.

In 1981 be became the guitarist for blues rock band Canned Heat. This led to an invitation to play in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers where he shared the stage with guitarist Coco Montoya. He left the Bluesbreakers in 1989 and formed the Walter Trout Band which developed a successful following in Europe.

In 1998 Trout released his self-titled domestic debut CD and renamed his band Walter Trout and the Free Radicals (later renamed Walter Trout and the Radicals). Since that time Trout has been recording and touring both in North America and in Europe.

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