Today in Guitarist History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 848

  • 1944-02-23 Johnny Winter, [John Dawson], American blues guitarist (Silver Train), born in Leland Miss, (d. 2014)
  • 1944-03-04 Bobby Womack, American R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • 1944-03-31 Mick Ralphs, English guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)
  • 1944-04-03 Barry Pritchard, rock guitarist (Fortunes)
  • 1944-04-15 Dave Edmunds, Wales, singer/guitarist (Rockpile-Baby I Love You)
  • 1944-06-04 Charlie Whitney, rock guitarist (Family)
  • 1944-06-07 Clarence White, guitarist (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 1973)
  • 1944-06-21 Ray Davies, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Kinks), born in London
  • 1944-06-22 Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)
  • 1944-06-24 Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)
  • 1944-07-07 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1944-07-24 Jim Armstrong, rock guitarist (Them)
  • 1944-08-08 Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)
  • 1944-08-08 Michael Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, born in Alamosa, Colorado
  • 1944-08-25 Pat Martino, American jazz guitarist (2004 Guitar Player of the Year, Down Beat), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-09-21 Jesse Ed Davis, Native American guitarist, born in Norman, Oklahoma (d. 1988)
  • 1944-10-09 John Entwistle, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley), born in London, England
  • 1944-10-29 Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings)
  • 1944-10-29 Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue)
  • 1944-11-06 Bill Henderson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1944-11-17 Eugene Clarke, Tipton Missouri, rock guitarist
  • 1944-12-01 Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
  • 1944-12-16 John Abercrombie, American jazz guitarist, born in Portchester, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1944-12-19 Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After), (d. 2013)
  • 1944-12-19 Zal Yanovsky, rock guitarist (Lovin' Spoonful-Do You Believe in Magic)
  • 1944-12-25 Henry Vestine, rock guitarist (Canned Heat-On the Road Again)
  • 1944-12-27 Mick Jones, rock guitarist (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love is)
  • 1945-01-03 Stephen Stills, songwriter/guitarist (Cosby Stills & Nash), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945-01-20 Eric Stewart, rock guitarist (10cc-I'm Not in Love)
  • 1945-03-09 Robin Trower, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale), born in London, England
  • 1945-03-11 Harvey Mandel, rock guitarist (Drei Amerikanische LP's)
  • 1945-03-12 Hans van Emden, Dutch guitarist (Les Baroques)

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1945-03-30 Eric Clapton, English singer and guitarist (Tears in Heaven), born in Ripley, Surrey, England

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • 1945-04-13 Lowell George, rock vocalist/guitarist (Little Feat-Time is a Hero)

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1945-04-14 Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple), born in Weston-super-Mare, England

  • 1945-04-25 Bjorn Ulvaeus, rock vocalist/guitarist (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen)
  • 1945-05-09 Steve Katz, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York

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1945-05-19 Peter Townshend, English rock guitarist, vocalist and composer (The Who-Tommy), born in London, England

  • 1945-06-21 Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)
  • 1945-07-15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-08-16 Gary Loizzo, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-08-31 Bob Welch, rock vocalist/guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well), (d. 2012)
  • 1945-09-04 Daniel Wood Gatton, guitarist
  • 1945-09-11 Leo Kottke, guitarist (Ice Water, Greenhouse), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1945-09-25 Owen "Onnie" McIntyre, Scotland, guitarist (Average White Band)
  • 1945-10-08 Roy Royer, rock guitarist (Procol Harum)
  • 1945-11-11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-16 Teenie Hodges [Mabon], American rhythm and blues guitarist (Take me to the River), born in Germantown, TN, (d. 2014)
  • 1945-12-10 Eric Boom, Dutch guitarist/producer

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1946-01-06 Syd Barrett, English guitarist and early vocalist of the band Pink Floyd, born in Cambridge, England (d. 2006)

Rocker Syd Barrett
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Syd Barrett
  • 1946-01-08 Robby Krieger, American guitarist (Doors-Light My Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-02-19 Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1946-02-20 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1946-02-23 Rusty Young, California, rock steel guitarist (Poco- In the Heat of the Night)

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1946-03-06 David Gilmour, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • 1946-03-15 Howard Scott, San Pedro Cal, rock guitarist/vocalist (War, Cisco Kid)
  • 1946-03-19 Paul Atkinson, rock guitarist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
  • 1946-03-22 Serge, [Ruud Schaap], Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia & Serge)
  • 1946-03-31 Al Nichol, rock guitarist/vocalist (Turtles), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1946-04-04 Dave Hill, English rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You), born in Holbeton, Devon
  • 1946-04-14 Patrick Fairley, guitarist (Marmalade - "Ob La Di, Ob La Da")
  • 1946-04-18 Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canadian guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • 1946-05-14 Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits-Kinda Hush)
  • 1946-05-16 Robert Fripp, guitarist (King Crimson)
  • 1946-06-05 Frederick "Freddie" Stone, American rock guitarist (Sly & The Family Stone), born in Vallejo, California
  • 1946-06-07 Mickey Jones, Welsh rock guitarist (Man), born in Merthyr Tydfil (d. 2010)
  • 1946-06-15 Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)
  • 1946-06-22 Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
  • 1946-06-25 Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
  • 1946-06-25 Ian McDonald, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson), born in London, England
  • 1946-08-06 Allan Holdsworth, British guitarist, born in Bradford (d. 2017)
  • 1946-08-14 Larry Graham Jr, bass guitar player (Graham Central Station, Sly and the Family Stone), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1946-08-17 Hans Vandenburg, Dutch singer/guitarist (Gruppo Sportivo)
  • 1946-09-01 Barry Gibb, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees), born in Manchester, England
  • 1946-09-04 Gary Duncan, [Grubb], rock guitarist (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-09-06 Buizen Beernd, [Bennie Jolink], singer/guitarist/pianist (Normal)
  • 1946-09-11 Dennis Tufano, rock guitarist/vocalist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-09-29 Nick Taylor, singer/guitarist (Bloodrock)
  • 1946-10-17 James Ray Tucker, American rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-10-26 Keith Hopwood, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits)
  • 1946-11-17 Martin Barre, British pop guitarist (Jethro Tull)
  • 1946-11-20 Duane Allman, rock guitarist (Allman Brothers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1946-12-13 Radim Hladík, Czech guitarist (The Blue Effect), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • 1946-12-21 Carl Wilson, rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)
  • 1946-12-22 Rick Nielsen, rock vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1946-12-24 Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist and composer (Focus-Can't Stand Noise), born in Amsterdam
  • 1947-01-01 Gary "BB" Coleman, blues vocal/guitarist/producer
  • 1947-01-13 John Lees, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham
  • 1947-01-30 Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
  • 1947-02-03 Dave Davies, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola), born in London, England
  • 1947-02-15 David Brown, American guitarist (Santana) (d. 2000)
  • 1947-03-08 Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1947-03-10 Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • 1947-03-15 Ry[land] Cooder, LA, blues guitarist (Crossroads)
  • 1947-03-17 Ian Gomm, rock guitarist
  • 1947-03-22 Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
  • 1947-04-07 Charles 'skip' Pitts, soul and blues guitarist (Shaft), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • 1947-04-08 Steve Howe, rock guitarist (Asia, Yes-Roundabout), born in London, England
  • 1947-04-16 Gerry Rafferty, Paisley Scotland, guitarist/vocalist (Baker Street)
  • 1947-05-14 Al Ciner, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois

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Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 201 - 211 of 211

  • 2016-01-28 Paul Kantner, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane), dies at 74
  • 2016-06-14 Henry McCullough, Irish guitarist (Wings), dies at 72
  • 2016-06-28 Scotty Moore, American guitarist (for Elvis), dies at 84
  • 2016-09-04 David Brown, American guitarist (Santana), dies at 53
  • 2016-11-09 Al Caiola, American guitarist (Bonzanza theme), dies at 96
  • 2016-12-04 Radim Hladík, Czech guitarist (The Blue Effect), dies from lung illness at 69
  • 2017-02-19 Larry Coryell, American jazz guitarist (11th House), dies at 73
  • 2017-03-18 Chuck Berry [Charles Andersen], American rock n' roll guitarist and singer-songwriter (Roll over Beethoven), dies at 90
  • 2017-04-11 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J. Geils Band - Centerfold), dies at 71
  • 2017-04-15 Allan Holdsworth, British guitarist, dies at 70
  • 2017-08-22 John Abercrombie, American jazz guitarist, dies of heart failure at 72