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Walter Trout is a highly accomplished and respected American blues-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. With a career spanning over five decades, he has established himself as one of the most influential figures in the genre. Born on March 6, 1951, in Ocean City, New Jersey, Trout began his musical journey at a young age and quickly developed his skills as a guitarist.

Trout's style can be best described as a fusion of blues, rock, and soul. His guitar playing is characterized by powerful riffs, soulful solos, and an exceptional command over various techniques. His deep, gravelly voice adds an emotive quality to his music, making his performances captivating and memorable.

Throughout his career, Walter Trout has released an extensive discography comprising over 30 albums. He gained initial recognition as a member of the renowned blues band Canned Heat in the late 1970s before joining John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers in 1984. His tenure with The Bluesbreakers allowed him to showcase his exceptional talent and contributed significantly to the band's success.

As a solo artist since the late 1980s, Trout has released numerous critically acclaimed albums that have garnered both commercial success and widespread acclaim from fans and critics alike. Some notable albums include "Blues for the Modern Daze" (2012), "Battle Scars" (2015), and "Survivor Blues" (2019).

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