Johnny Winter – An American Music Legend

Blues guitarist Johnny Winter was born in 1944 along with his brother Edgar Winter. Both the Winter boys showed an early aptitude for music and this gift was nurtured throughout childhood by their parents. Johnny is known for his distinct southern blues-rock type style and he is also somewhat known for his appearance as he… Click to continue »

Buddy Guy – An American Blues Music And Rock Music Guitarist

Blues guitarist Buddy Guy was born in a small town called Lettsworth in Louisiana. He learned guitar as a child on a home made instrument that had two strings called a Diddley Bow that he constructed himself. He later donated this instrument to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He has played with some… Click to continue »

B.B. King – Official Site The king of the Blues

B.B. King is probably the most famous or well-known blues guitarist in the world. It’s hard to think of blues guitar without thinking of B.B. King. He is a household name and has even lent his name to a series of Diabetic product commercials that you have no doubt seen if you live in North… Click to continue »

Earl Hooker – The worlds Famous American Blues Guitarist

Blues guitarist Earl Hooker hailed from a rural community in Quitman County, Mississipi that was just outside of Clarksdale. He moved to Chicago at the age of one and this was to be a very important move that would eventually expose the youngster to the world of Chicago Blues. A cousin of John Lee Hooker,… Click to continue »

Freddie King – An Original & The most Gifted Electric Blues Guitarist

Blues guitarist Freddie King was born on Sept 3, 1934 and died December 28, 1976. He was born as Frederick Christian but started recording under the name Freddie King and his nickname “The Texas Cannonball”. He based his style around the Chicago and Texas styles with Texas blues obviously having a large influence on his… Click to continue »

Otis Rush – Most Excellent Electric Blues Guitarists

Born in April 1935, blues guitarist Otis Rush is one of the most excellent electric blues guitarists the world has ever known. His style is one of a very traditional blues sound with long sustained notes and lots of string bends. Some people have likened his playing to that of B.B. King or Magic Sam…. Click to continue »

Muddy Waters – Well known Names In The History Of Blues

Originally born McKinley Morganfield on April 4th, 1915, blues guitarist Muddy Waters is probably one of the most well known names in the history of blues. Most blues musicians consider blues guitarist Muddy Waters the father of the Chicago Sound and he is also the father of two other famous blues musicians; Big Bill Morganfield… Click to continue »

Eric Clapton -Well known Blues Musicians In Modern Times

Blues guitarist Eric Clapton is probably one of the most well known blues musicians in modern times. Originally a member of the famous Yard Birds (that also spawned such guitarists as Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck!). Clapton constantly receives reviews stating that he is one of the most influential guitarists ever to have lived. With… Click to continue »

Albert King – Proudly One Among Three Kings Of The Blues Guitar

Blues Guitarist Albert King is said to be one of the “Three Kings” of the blues guitar, along side B.B. King and Freddie King. Born in Indianola, Mississippi he was also known as “The Velvet Bulldozer”. He is an absolutely fantastic blues musician who adopted the trait of playing a right handed guitar left handed… Click to continue »

Robin Trower – English Rock Guitarist

Blues guitarist Robin Trower was born on March 9th of 1945 in Catford, South East London, England. He achieved early success as a guitarist for the rock group Procol Harum in the 1960s. He played for Procol Harum from 1967 until 1972. In 1973 Trower formed and became the band leader for the power trio… Click to continue »