On This Day

Blues Artists in History (Part 3)

Blues: Ragtime

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Birthdays 201 - 222 of 222

  • 1953-06-04 Paul Samson [Sansom] British heavy metal and blues guitarist (Samson), born in Norwich, England (d. 2002)
  • 1953-08-01 Robert Cray, American Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist, and singer ("Smoking Gun"; "The Forecast Calls for Pain"), born in Columbus, Georgia

Person of interestStevie Ray Vaughan

1954-10-03 Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues guitarist (Texas Flood; "Pride And Joy"; David Bowie - Let's Dance), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1990)

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • 1955-10-08 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician, born in Lexington, Mississipi (d. 1998)
  • 1956-04-28 Jimmy Barnes [Swan], Scottish-Australian rock and blues singer-songwriter ("For the Working Class Man"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1957-06-04 Tinsley Ellis, American electric blues guitarist, and singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1957-10-14 Kenny Neal, American blues musician (Let Life Flow), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1958-09-28 Norton Buffalo [Phillip Jackson], American singer-songwriter and country and blues harmonica player, born in Oakland, California (d. 2009)
  • 1959-03-13 Melvin Taylor, American electric blues guitarist, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1960-04-06 Warren Haynes, American rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1963-08-11 Thornetta Davis, American blues singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-12-12 Eric Schenkman, American-Canadian rock and blues guitarist (Spin Doctors - Pocket Full of Kryptonite), born in Massachusetts
  • 1968-01-20 Fantastic Negrito [Xavier Dphrepaulezz], American blues singer-songwriter (The Last Days of Oakland; Please Don't Be Dead), born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
  • 1968-03-29 Sue Foley, Canadian blues singer and guitarist, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1969-04-27 Mica Paris, British Rhythm & Blues singer (So Good), born in London
  • 1970-10-31 Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1974-04-18 Madeleine Peyroux, American French jazz and blues singer-songwriter, born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1979-04-10 Shemekia Copeland, American blues singer (Turn the Heat Up!), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1981-01-29 Jonny Lang, American blues musician, born in Fargo, North Dakota
  • 1983-05-29 Rama Claproth, Indonesian blues guitarist, born in Bandung, Indonesia
  • 1988-12-14 Yvonne Mwale, Zambian jazz and blues singer, born in Lusaka, Zambia
  • 1990-03-17 Hozier [Andrew Hozier-Byrne], Irish folk-soul-blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Take Me To Church"), born in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.

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