Famous Guitarists in History (Part 10)

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Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,424

  • 1956-02-12 Brian Robertson, Scottish rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy), born in Clarkston, Scotland
  • 1956-02-19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • 1956-04-04 Allan Harris, American jazz singer and guitarist (Cross That River; Kate's Soulfood), born in Harlem, New York City
  • 1956-04-22 Kenny Lyon, American rock guitarist, bassist, music producer, born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • 1956-05-02 David Rhodes, English guitarist (Random Hold), born in London
  • 1956-05-13 David Hollestelle, Dutch rock guitarist (Herman Brood & His Wild Romance), born in Hilversum, Netherlands
  • 1956-05-31 Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist, guitarist, and singer (Duplex Johnson, 1980-85; Tambourine, 1987-92; The Analogues, 2014-), born in The Netherlands
  • 1956-06-04 Reeves Gabrels, American rock guitarist, songwriter and producer (Tin Machine/David Bowie;, 1987-99; The Cure, 2012-), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1956-07-02 Jeffrey Cooper, American R&B guitarist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")
  • 1956-07-15 Joe Satriani, American rock guitarist, born in Westbury, New York
  • 1956-07-27 Duncan Cameron, American guitarist (Sawyer Brown) and commercial pilot, born in Utica, New York
  • 1956-08-05 Ferdi Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1956-08-08 Chris Foreman [Chrissy Boy], English guitarist (Madness-Burning Down the House), born in London
  • 1956-08-20 Rick Olsen, American rock guitarist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)
  • 1956-09-04 Blackie Lawless [Steven Duren], American heavy metal singer and guitarist (W.A.S.P.), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1956-09-05 Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings), born in Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1956-09-10 Johnny Hickman, American rock guitarist (Cracker), born in Redlands, California
  • 1956-09-16 Charles Fearing, American rock guitarist (Raydio)
  • 1956-10-08 Larry Crane, American rock guitarist (John Mellencamp band), born in Seymour, Indiana
  • 1956-10-25 Matthias Jabs, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change), born in Hannover, Germany
  • 1956-11-04 James Honeyman-Scott, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Pretenders), born in Hereford, Herefordshire, England (d. 1982)
  • 1956-11-05 Jeff Watson, American rock guitarist (Night Ranger), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1956-11-20 Dan Powers, American rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band, 1983-87), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-12-01 Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
  • 1956-12-06 Peter Buck, American rock guitarist (R.E.M. - Murmur), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1956-12-06 Randy Rhoads, American 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)
  • 1957-02-15 Jake E Lee, American rock guitarist (Badlands, 1988-93; Ozzy Osborne, 1982-89), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1957-02-25 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scottish pop guitarist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1957-02-27 Adrian Smith, English heavy metal guitarist (Iron Maiden-Aces High), born in London Borough of Hackney, London
  • 1957-03-18 Melvin Gentry, American R&B singer and guitarist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")
  • 1957-04-04 Graeme Kelling, Scottish pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), born in Paisley, Scotland (d. 2004)
  • 1957-04-29 Mark Kendall, American guitarist , born in Loma Linda, California
  • 1957-05-01 Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
  • 1957-05-07 Paul Leary, American rock guitarist (Butthole Surfers), and music producer, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1957-05-30 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • 1957-06-04 Tinsley Ellis, American electric blues guitarist, and singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1957-06-15 Brad Gillis, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1957-07-07 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact), born in İzmir, Turkey
  • 1957-08-16 Tim Farriss, Australian rock guitarist (INXS - "Kiss The Dirt"), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1957-08-18 Ron Strykert, Australian rock guitarist (Men At Work-Who Can it Be), born in Korumburra, Victoria
  • 1957-08-31 Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed"), born in London, England
  • 1957-10-21 Steve Lukather, American rock singer, guitarist, arranger, producer (Toto - "Africa"; Ringo's All-Starr Band), born in San Fernando Valley, California
  • 1957-10-25 Robbie Macintosh, English rock guitarist and vocalist (The Pretenders), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1957-11-05 Michael "Mike" Score, British rock guitarist (A Flock Of Seagulls), born in Beverly, Yorkshire, England
  • 1957-11-08 Pearl Thompson, British rock guitarist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Surrey, England
  • 1957-11-24 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1957-11-29 Jennifer Batten, American session and touring rock and jazz guitarist (Michael Jackson; Jeff Beck), born in New York City
  • 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, German guitarist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • 1958-01-11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-26 B. James Lowry, American country session guitarist and producer (The Boys Band), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1958-02-23 David Sylvian [Batt], British songwriter, vocalist, new wave and improvisational rock guitarist (Japan; Rain Tree Crow), born in Beckenham, England
  • 1958-03-31 Pat McGlynn, Scottish pop guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1958-04-11 Stuart Adamson, Scottish rock vocalist and guitarist (Big Country - "Wonderland"; "In A Big Country"), born in Manchester, England (d. 2001)
  • 1958-04-12 Will Sergeant, English rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen - Killing Moon), born in Liverpool
  • 1958-05-20 Jane Wiedlin, American pop-rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter (The Go-Gos - "Vacation"; "We Got The Beat"; solo - Fur), born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
  • 1958-05-25 Paul Weller, English guitarist (Jam - "This is Modern World"; Style Council), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1958-06-08 Michael "Jakko" Jakszyk [Curran], British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Level 42, 1991-94; King Crimson, 2010-present), producer, and actor, born in Archway, London, England
  • 1958-06-16 Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • 1958-06-20 (Beranadette) "Kelly" Johnson, British heavy metal guitarist (Girlschool - "St. Valentine's Day Massacre"), born in Edmonton, London, England (d. 2007)
  • 1958-07-25 Thurston Moore, American guitarist and songwriter (Sonic Youth - "100%"), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • 1958-09-07 Nadieh [Karin Meis], Dutch singer, guitarist and composer (Haifa Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • 1958-09-08 David Lewis, American R&B-pop guitarist and singer (Atlantic Starr-Touch A Four Leaf Clover; Always), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1958-09-08 Michael Lardie, American rock keyboard player, guitarist and producer (Great White; Night Ranger), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1958-09-15 Dr. Know [Gary Miller], American guitarist (Bad Brains), born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1958-09-30 Marty Stuart, American country guitarist, singer-songwriter and mandolin player (The Whiskey Ain't Workin'), born in Philadelphia, Mississippi
  • 1958-10-17 Howard Alden, American jazz guitarist (George Van Eps), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1958-11-28 Tim Mullens, Dutch punk rock singer and guitarist (Ivy green)
  • 1958-12-09 Rikk Agnew, American guitarist (The Adolescents), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1958-12-22 Frank Gambale, Australian jazz fusion guitarist, born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1958-12-28 Joe Diffie, American country singer and guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2020)
  • 1959-01-10 Curt Kirkwood, American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Meat Puppets), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1959-01-28 Dave Sharp, British rock guitarist (The Alarm - "Rain In the Summertime"; "68 Guns"), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • 1959-02-01 Ottmar Liebert, German guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Nouveau Flamenco), born Cologne, Germany
  • 1959-02-15 Alistar "Ali" Campbell, British reggae vocalist and guitarist (UB40, 1978-2008 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England.
  • 1959-03-13 Ronnie Rogers, British guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul), born in Shrewsbury, England
  • 1959-03-13 Melvin Taylor, American electric blues guitarist, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1959-03-20 Richard Drummie, British rock guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Go West - "Call Me"; "Don't Look Down"), born in London, England
  • 1959-04-10 Brian Setzer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"), born in Massapequa Park, New York

Person of interestRobert Smith

1959-04-21 Robert Smith, British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • 1959-04-26 John Corabi, American hard rock guitarist and singer (Mötley Crüe, 1992-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-04-27 Marco Pirroni, British rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants - "Ant Music"; "Goody Two Shoes" ), born in London, England
  • 1959-05-05 Steve Stevens [Schneider], American rock guitarist and songwriter (Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell"; Bozzio Levin Stevens), born in New York City
  • 1959-05-13 Paul Pesco, Eurasian American session guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer, born in Canandaigua, New York
  • 1959-05-24 Mario Igrec, Croatian jazz guitarist, composer and music professor (Cubismo), born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1959-07-09 Ronnie Bowman, American bluegrass guitarist, bass player and singer-songwriter (Lonesome River Band.), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina

Person of interestRichie Sambora

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

Rock Guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock Guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • 1959-07-29 John Sykes, English rock guitarist and singer (Thin Lizzy, 1983-2009; Blue Murder), born in Reading, Berkshire,England
  • 1959-07-31 Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist (Magic Touch), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-10-16 Gary Kemp, British rock guitarist and lyricist (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in Smithfield, London
  • 1959-11-25 Steve Rothery, British progressive rock guitarist, (Marillion - Clutching at Straws), born in Brampton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • 1959-11-27 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds-Breakfast Club)
  • 1959-12-17 Robert "Bob" Stinson, American rock guitarist (The Replacements - Please To Meet Me), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • 1959-12-30 Paul Milton Jackson Jr., American session and jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-31 Paul Westerberg, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Replacements), born in Edina, Minnesota

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