Omar – A Famous Royalty From Of Sunni Muslim religion

Omar Kent Dykes is an American blues guitarist and singer from McComb Mississippi. He formed the band Omar & the Howlers in 1973, and has also had a successful career as a solo artist, regularly touring European countries. His solo albums include Blues Bag and Muddy Springs Road. Dykes started playing guitar when he was 7 years old, and joined his first band at age 12. In his 20s, he formed Omar & the Howlers and moved to Austin, Texas. After blues guitarist Dykes signed a recording contract with Columbia in 1987, Omar & the Howlers released many successful albums for Columbia, Provogue, and Ruf Records.


Top 5 Songs

Hard Times in the Land of Plenty
Bad Seed
Life is Just a Circle
Who Do You Love
Slow Blues

Top 3 Albums

Blues Bag
Muddy Springs Road
I Told You So


1980: Big Leg Beat
1984: I Told You So
1987: Hard Times In The Land Of Plenty
1988: Wall of Pride
1990: Monkey Land
1992: Live at the Paradiso
1992: Courts of Lulu
1992: Blues Bag
1995: Muddy Springs Road
1995: World Wide Open
1995: Southern Style
1998: Swingland
2000: Live at the Opera House Austin, Texas 8/30/1987
2000: The Screaming Cat
2001: Big Delta
2003: Boogie Man
2006: Bamboozled
2007: Omar Kent Dykes and Jimmy Vaughan: On The Jimmy Reed Highway
2009: Big Town Playboy, Omar solo with guests

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