"INNOVATE DON'T IMITATE"
Hamilton Loomis took his mentor, Bo Diddley's advice. It speaks volumes when the likes of Diddley, Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, and Albert Collins take you under their wings. The Texas sensation is at the forefront of bringing roots music into the 21st century and redefining it for a contemporary audience.
Think about it. In a genre admittedly confined, how many blues artists claim to be Prince fans? How many blues artists today listen to metal and gypsy jazz from the 40s along with their B.