Today in Guitarist History (Part 6)

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  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French, American guitarist (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-07-22 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1954-07-22 Al Di Meola, American guitarist
  • 1954-07-25 Ken Greer, rock guitarist (Red Rider)
  • 1954-08-12 Pat Metheny, jazz guitarist (As Wichita Falls)
  • 1954-08-17 Eric Johnson, American guitarist
  • 1954-08-26 Wally Murphy, American guitarist
  • 1954-08-29 Chet Catallo, guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1954-08-29 Julio Fernandez, jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1954-09-26 Craig Chaquico, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship)
  • 1954-09-28 George Lynch, rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations)

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1954-10-03 Stevie Ray Vaughan, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood), born in Dallas, Texas

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • 1954-11-04 Chris Difford, guitarist/vocalist (Squeeze-Tempted)
  • 1954-11-09 Dennis Stratton, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London, England
  • 1954-11-20 Frank Marino, rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1954-12-25 Robin Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1955-01-23 Robin Zander, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)

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1955-01-26 Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-American rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • 1955-01-30 Michael Thompson, guitarist (Afterburn, Fresh, Sahara, Gridlock'd)
  • 1955-02-28 Randy Jackson, guitarist (Zebra-Tell Me What You Want), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-03-14 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1955-03-31 Angus Young, Glascow Scotland, rock guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
  • 1955-04-17 Rob Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1955-05-22 Iva Davies, rock guitarist/vocalist (Icehouse)
  • 1955-05-22 Jimmy Lyon, American guitarist (Eddie Money, The Greg Kihn Band)
  • 1955-05-31 Tommy Emmanuel, Australian Guitarist CGP
  • 1955-06-08 Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
  • 1955-06-26 Mick Jones, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • 1955-07-03 Neil Clar, rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
  • 1955-08-17 Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC)
  • 1955-09-01 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

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1955-09-03 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Rocker
Steve Jones
  • 1955-10-21 Eric Faulkner, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1956-01-04 Barney Sumner, English rock guitarist, vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday), born in Salford
  • 1956-01-04 Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)
  • 1956-01-04 Nels Cline, American guitarist and composer
  • 1956-01-25 Andy Cox, rock guitarist (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
  • 1956-02-19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • 1956-05-02 David Rhodes, English guitarist
  • 1956-05-31 Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1956-07-02 Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1956-07-15 Joe Satriani, American guitarist, born in Westbury, New York
  • 1956-08-05 Ferdi Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1956-08-08 Chris Foreman, guitarist (Madness-Burning Down the House)
  • 1956-08-20 Rick Olsen, rock guitarist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)
  • 1956-09-05 Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
  • 1956-09-12 Brian Robertson, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1956-09-16 Charles Fearing, rock guitarist (Raydio)
  • 1956-10-25 Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
  • 1956-11-04 James Honeyman-Scott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
  • 1956-11-04 Jeff Watson, rock guitarist (Night Ranger)
  • 1956-11-05 Mike Score, rock guitarist (Flock Of Seagulls), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1956-11-20 Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1956-12-01 Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
  • 1956-12-06 Peter Buck, US pop guitarist (REM-Murmur)
  • 1956-12-06 Randy Rhoads, Heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1956-12-08 Warren Cuccurullo, rock guitarist (Missing Persons)
  • 1956-12-23 Dave Murray, English heavy metal guitarist and songwriter (Iron Maiden), born in London, England
  • 1957-01-24 Vladimir "Vlatko" Stefanovski, Macedonian guitarist, born in Prilep
  • 1957-01-29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1957-02-25 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scot, guitarist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
  • 1957-02-27 Adrian Smith, heavy metal guitarist (Iron Maiden-Aces High)
  • 1957-03-18 Melvin Gentry, vocalits/guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1957-04-04 Graeme Kelling, British pop guitarist (Deacon Blue-Real Gone Kid)
  • 1957-04-29 Mark Kendall, American guitarist
  • 1957-05-01 Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
  • 1957-05-30 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • 1957-06-15 Brad Gillis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger)
  • 1957-07-07 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact)
  • 1957-08-16 Tim Farriss, Australian pop guitarist (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
  • 1957-08-18 Ron Strykert, Australia, rock guitarist (Men At Work-Who Can it Be)
  • 1957-08-31 Glenn Tilbrook, rock vocalist/guitarist (Squeeze-Tempted), born in London, England
  • 1957-10-21 Steve Lukather, US rock singer/guitarist (Toto-Africa)
  • 1957-10-25 Robbie Macintosh, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
  • 1957-11-24 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1957-11-30 John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 1957-12-08 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard - Love Bites), born in London, England
  • 1957-12-15 Tim Reynolds, Wiesbaden, Germany, guitarist (Dave Matthews Band)
  • 1958-01-11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-03-31 Pat McGlynn, Edinburgh, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers)
  • 1958-04-11 Stuart Adamson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • 1958-04-12 Will Sergeant, rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen-Killing Moon)
  • 1958-05-20 Jane Wiedlin, Wisc, singer/guitarist (GoGos, Fur, Rush Hour)
  • 1958-06-16 Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • 1958-06-20 Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)
  • 1958-07-25 Thurston Moore, US guitarist/songwriter (Sonic Youth)
  • 1958-08-08 Chris[sie Boy] Foreman, rock guitarist (Madness)
  • 1958-09-07 Nadieh, Dutch singer/guitarist/composer (Haifa Blue)
  • 1958-09-08 David Lewis, guitarist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • 1958-09-15 Dr. Know, American guitarist (Bad Brains)
  • 1958-11-28 Tim Mullens, Dutch singer/guitarist (Ivy green)
  • 1958-12-09 Rikk Agnew, American guitarist (The Adolescents)
  • 1958-12-28 Joe Diffie, country singer/guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1959-01-28 Dave Sharp, rock guitarist (Alarm-In the Summertime)
  • 1959-02-15 Ali Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1959-03-13 Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
  • 1959-04-10 Brian Setzer, Massapequa Park NY, rock guitarist/vocalist (Stray Cats)

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1959-04-21 Robert Smith, Sussex, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • 1959-04-27 Marco Pirroni, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England

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1959-07-11 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora

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