During Chris Whitley Rocket House year career he released more than a dozen albums, had two songs in the top 50 of the Billboard mainstream rock charts and received two Independent Chris Whitley Rocket House Awards. Whitley's sound was drawn from the traditions of blues, jazz and rock and he recorded songs by artists from many genres. He died in of lung cancer at the age of Whitley was born in HoustonTexas and learned to play guitar when he was fifteen.
Whitley's style drew on an array of influences. Whitley used various alternate tunings and, among other musical instruments, often played slide guitar on a National resonator guitar. In fallWhitley Chris Whitley Rocket House his tour due to health issues. In November he was reported to be terminally ill with lung cancer and under the care of hospice. He died on November 20, in Houston, Texas at the age of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chris Whitley. Allmusic biography.
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