Thomas Edgar Shaw (March 4, 1908, Brenham, Texas – February 24, 1977), aka Tom Shaw, was an American blues singer and guitarist. Thomas Edgar Shaw was born in Brenham, Texas, and as a young man he worked with Blind Lemon Jefferson, J. T. Smith and Ramblin' Thomas. In the 1960s and 1970s he recorded for the Advent, Blue Goose and Blues Beacon labels. He recorded "Hey Mr. Nixon" and "Martin Luther King". Shaw died during open heart surgery in February 1977
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