Today in Guitarist History (Part 4)

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  • 1947-07-20 Carlos Santana, Mexico, rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman)
  • 1947-07-26 Al Anderson, Windsor, Connecticut, guitarist (NRBQ)
  • 1947-08-17 Gary Talley, rock guitarist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1947-08-21 Carl Giammarese, rock guitarist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-03 Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland
  • 1947-09-18 Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)
  • 1947-09-19 Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)
  • 1947-09-25 John Fiddler, England, rock vocalist/guitarist (British Lions)
  • 1947-10-16 Bob Weir, guitarist (Grateful Dead-Uncle Joe's Band), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-10-25 Glenn Tipton, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • 1947-11-01 Bob Weston, Devon, England, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)(d. 2012)
  • 1947-11-06 George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947-11-12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • 1947-11-20 Joe Walsh, Wichita Ks, guitarist/rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
  • 1947-11-29 Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)
  • 1947-12-08 Gregg Allman, guitarist/vocalist (Allman Brothers Band), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1947-12-14 Christopher Parkening, guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-12-31 Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
  • 1948-01-09 Bill Cowsill, rock guitarist/vocals (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1948-01-17 Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • 1948-01-29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
  • 1948-02-05 David Denny, rock guitarist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • 1948-02-14 Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist
  • 1948-02-19 Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)
  • 1948-02-20 Billy Zoom, American guitarist (X), born in Savanna, Illinois
  • 1948-02-27 Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • 1948-03-02 Rory Gallagher, Donegal, Irish rock guitarist and songwriter (See Here)
  • 1948-03-11 George Kooymans, Dutch guitarist/singer (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-03-12 James Taylor, vocalist/guitarist (Up on the Roof), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1948-04-27 Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)
  • 1948-04-30 Wayne Kramer, guitarist (MC5, Dangerous Madness)
  • 1948-06-22 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-06-23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-06-29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet)
  • 1948-07-04 Jeremy Spencer, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well)
  • 1948-07-07 Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)
  • 1948-07-17 Ron Asheton, guitarist and song writer (Iggy Pop), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2009).
  • 1948-08-02 Andy Fairweather Low, British guitarist
  • 1948-08-15 Charles Thomas "Tom" Johnston, American guitarist and vocalist (The Doobie Brothers), born in Visalia, California
  • 1948-08-16 Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-08-31 Rudolf Schenker, German guitarist (Scorpions)
  • 1948-09-06 Claydes Charles Smith, guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1948-09-14 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist
  • 1948-09-29 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • 1948-10-05 Lucius Ross, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove)
  • 1948-10-06 Glenn Branca, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, avant-garde composer and guitarist

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1948-10-08 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • 1948-10-12 Rick Parfitt, Surrey England, pop guitarist/singer (Status Quo-Wanderer)
  • 1948-10-19 Patrick Simmons, guitarist/vocal (Doobie Brothers-Minute by Minute)
  • 1948-11-14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-11-28 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • 1948-12-13 Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, guitarist (Steely Dan-Deacon Blues)
  • 1948-12-13 Ted Nugent, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1949-02-03 Oscar Benton, Dutch blues vocalist/guitarist (Ze is Zoals Jij)
  • 1949-02-05 Nigel Olsson, rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John Band)
  • 1949-02-11 Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)
  • 1949-02-17 Fred Frith, English guitarist/violinist/bassist (Skeleton Crew)
  • 1949-02-23 Terry "Tex" Comer, bassist/guitarist
  • 1949-03-01 Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • 1949-03-21 Eddie Money, [Mahoney], Bkln, singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight)
  • 1949-04-03 Richard Thompson, vocalist/guitarist (Shoot Out the Lights)
  • 1949-04-07 John Oates, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-10 Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
  • 1949-05-16 William Sputnik Spooner, rock guitarist (Grateful Dead, Tubes)
  • 1949-05-29 Francis Rossi, guitarist (Status Quo-Picture of a Matchstick Man), born in London, England
  • 1949-06-13 Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)
  • 1949-06-22 Gary Moffet, rock guitarist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-06-30 Andrew Scott, Wales, rock guitarist (Sweet)
  • 1949-07-10 Wally Bryson, NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries)
  • 1949-07-16 Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)
  • 1949-07-30 Duck Baker, American guitarist
  • 1949-08-16 Bill Spooner, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
  • 1949-08-25 Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
  • 1949-09-18 Kerry Livgren, Kansas, rock guitarist (Kansas)
  • 1949-09-20 Jan Hendriks, guitarist (Doe Maar)
  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, Palo Alto, California, American guitarist/lead singer (Fleetwood Mac)
  • 1949-10-08 Hamish Stuart, Scotland, guitarist/singer (Average White Band)
  • 1949-10-11 Greg Douglas, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • 1949-10-18 Gary Richrath, guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), born in Peoria Illinois, (d. 2015)
  • 1949-10-29 James Williamson, American guitarist
  • 1949-11-13 Roger Steen, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
  • 1949-11-13 Terry Reid, rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid)
  • 1949-12-16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1949-12-22 Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe)
  • 1950-01-05 Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-02-01 Mike Campbell, American guitarist and producer
  • 1950-02-06 Punky Meadows, rock guitarist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1950-02-12 Steve Hackett, rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds/GTR)
  • 1950-02-17 Rick Medlocke, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blackfoot)

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1950-02-24 George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers-Bad to the Bone), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Singer and Guitarist George Thorogood
Singer and Guitarist
George Thorogood
  • 1950-02-26 Jonathan Cain, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-04-10 Eddie Hazel, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, Kent England, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)
  • 1950-04-26 Howard "Leon" Reeder, rock guitarist (Champaign)
  • 1950-05-12 Billy Squier, Mass, heavy metal guitarist (Don't Say No)
  • 1950-07-05 Michael Monarch, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-07-23 Blair Thornton, rock guitarist (Bachman-Turner-Overdrive)
  • 1950-08-11 Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-09-09 John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)

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