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Gary Clark, Jr.

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Texas guitarist Gary Clark, Jr. has been compared to guitar icons like Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and his playing is a powerful and inspired mix of blues roots with contemporary soul and hip-hop, and when he's rolling at his best, he sounds like nothing so much as a natural hybrid of both the past and the future of the blues. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Clark first picked up a guitar at the age of 12 and spent his teens playing whatever gig he could get in the Austin area, eventually meeting Clifford Antone, promoter and owner of Antone's, the city's premier blues club, who began featuring Clark at his venue. An amazing live performer, Clark soon became one of the brightest players on Austin's blues and rock scene. He released an independent album, 2005's Tribute, followed by a pair of self-produced albums in 2008 for Hotwire Unlimited, 110 and Worry No More. An EP, Gary Clark Jr., also appeared from Hotwire in 2010. But Clark was far from just a one-trick pony guitar gunslinger. He could also sing, write, and arrange. He wrote the original score for the film Full Count and also appeared as an actor in John Sayles' 2007 film Honeydripper. In 2010, Clark was selected by Eric Clapton to perform at the Crossroads Guitar Festival, and a DVD of the show featuring Clark led to a recording deal with Warner Bros. Clark was soon in the studio working on his major-label debut. An EP called Bright Lights was released in 2011 in advance of the new album, Blak and Blu, which appeared in the fall of 2012. His next release was the impressive two-disc Live, recorded during an 18-month-long tour behind Blak and Blu, and one that perhaps better represented Clark's wild, impassioned, and often elegantly graceful live sets. After more touring, including dates opening for the Rolling Stones and the Foo Fighters, Clark released his second major-label studio set, 2015's The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. ~ Steve Leggett
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Albums by
Gary Clark, Jr.

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    Deepwater Horizon [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

    1 song

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    Take Me Down

    13 songs

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    The Story of Sonny Boy Slim

    13 songs

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    Blak and Blu

    15 songs

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    Blak and Blu

    1 song

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    Star

    1 song

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    Hold On

    1 song

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    Church

    1 song

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    Grinder

    1 song

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    The Healing

    1 song

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    Catfish Blues

    1 song

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    Travis County

    1 song

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    When My Train Pulls In

    1 song

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    Ain't Messin' 'Round

    4 songs

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    The Bright Lights EP

    15 songs

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    Live

    18 songs

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    Story of Sonny Boy Slim [LP]

    12 songs

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    110

    11 songs

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    Worry No More

    8 songs

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    Tribute

    15 songs

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    Blak And Blu [Deluxe Version]

    8 songs

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    Gary Clark, Jr.

    1 song

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    Numb

    9 songs

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    iTunes Session

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Top Songs by
Gary Clark, Jr.

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  2.   Bright Lights
  3.   Don't Owe You a Thang
  4.   Ain't Messin 'Round
  5.   When My Train Pulls In
  6.   Things Are Changin'
  7.   Please Come Home
  8.   The Healing
  9.   Numb
  10.   Blak and Blu
  11.   Next Door Neighbor Blues
  12.   Grinder
  13.   Can't Sleep
  14.   Catfish Blues
  15.   Shake
  16.   Church
  17.   You Saved Me
  18.   Three O'Clock Blues
  19.   If Trouble Was Money
  20.   Third Stone from the Sun/If You Love Me like You Say
  21.   Star
  22.   When the Sun Goes Down
  23.   Travis County
  24.   Stay
  25.   Soul
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Stations & Shows Featuring
Gary Clark, Jr.

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    John Legend: I Am The DJ

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    Josh Groban: I Am The DJ

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    Modern Blues

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    Lollapalooza 2015

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    Coachella 2016

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    Bonnaroo 2015

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    Blues

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    Coffee House

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    Jimi Hendrix: DNA

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    B.B. King: DNA

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    Eclectic Rock

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    The Current

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    Led Zeppelin: DNA


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