And around the world.
At age sixteen he went backstage to meet Bo Diddley, and before the night was over Loomis was onstage playing alongside the legend.
Since that meeting, Diddley quickly became a friend, mentor, and supporter. INNOVATE, DON T IMITATE
Diddley's words continue to inspire Loomis and fuel his desire for originality.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member said of Loomis, You got to put some seasonin in what you re doin , and this boy's got the whole salt shaker!
Bo Diddley first appeared on Loomis debut.
And Diddley's last ever recorded song is You Got To Wait, from Loomis 2007 Blind Pig release Ain t Just Temporary. The co-written track featured both Diddley's unmistakable voice and tremolo guitar for the last time.
Touring non-stop since 2001, Loomis has brought his funk-i-fied Texas music to audiences all over the U.S. And the world, recently earning two "Best Artist" awards in England and Wales.
Live In England captures Hamilton Loomis deft balance of his blues roots and exciting penchant for experimentation and originality.
Loomis has guaranteed his place at the head of the pack of young artists changing the face of modern blues from within.