Famous Guitarists in History (Part 5)

Events in Music


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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 895

  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist and lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1949-10-08 Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer (Average White Band), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1949-10-11 Greg Douglass, American rock guitarist and 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 (The Stooges), born in Castroville, Texas
  • 1949-11-13 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • 1949-11-13 Terry Reid, English rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid), born in Huntingdon, England
  • 1949-11-16 William Ackerman, American guitarist and composer, founder of Windham Hill Records, born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1949-12-16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1949-12-22 Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), born in Florida (d. 1984)
  • 1950-01-05 Chris Stein, American rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-02-01 Mike Campbell, American guitarist (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers-Breakdown), born in Panama City, Florida
  • 1950-02-01 Rich Williams, American guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1950-02-06 Punky Meadows, American rock guitarist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1950-02-17 Rick Medlocke, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blackfoot)

Person of interestGeorge Thorogood

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, American rock guitarist & keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-03-30 Dave Ball, English guitarist (Procul Harum), born in Birmingham (d. 2015)
  • 1950-04-10 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • 1950-04-22 [Jesse Willard] Pete Carr, American guitarist and session musician (LeBlanc and Carr), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1950-05-12 Billy Squier, American rocker (Don't Say No), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 1950-07-05 Michael Monarch, American rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-07-23 Blair Thornton, Canadian rock guitarist (Bachman-Turner-Overdrive), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1950-08-02 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • 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 and guitarist (Mink Deville), born Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1950-08-30 Micky Moody, English guitarist (Whitesnake, Juicy Lucy), born in Middleborough, England
  • 1950-09-09 John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)
  • 1950-09-10 Joe Perry, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Walk this Way)
  • 1950-09-14 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1950-10-03 Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind & Fire)
  • 1950-10-05 "Fast" Eddie Clarke, British guitarist (Fastway, Motörhead), born in Twickenham, London (d. 2018)
  • 1950-10-06 Thomas McClary, American soul guitarist and singer (The Commodores), born in Eustis, Florida
  • 1950-10-23 Harry Sacksioni, Dutch guitarist (Around the Corner)
  • 1950-11-01 Dan Peek, American rock vocalist and guitarist (America), born in Panama City, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 1950-11-20 Gary Green, British guitarist (Gentle Giant), born in London, England
  • 1950-11-21 Gary Pihl, American guitarist (Sammy Hagar), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-12-06 Daniël Sahuleka, Moluks-Dutch singer and guitarist (Viva la Libertad), born in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
  • 1950-12-28 Alex Chilton, US rock guitarist and vocalist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1951-01-04 Peter Haycock, rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower), (d. 2013)
  • 1951-01-12 Chris Bell, American rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Person of interestCharo

1951-01-15 Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat), born in Murcia, Spain

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo
  • 1951-01-26 David Briggs, American rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way), born in Douglas, Wyoming (d. 1995)
  • 1951-02-20 Randy [Wolfe] California, American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1951-03-06 Walter Trout, American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter (Canned Heat, Bluesbreakers), born in Ocean City, New Jersey
  • 1951-03-17 Scott Gorham, American rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns), born in Glendale, California
  • 1951-03-20 Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • 1951-03-20 Jimmie Vaughan, American guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Dallas County, Texas
  • 1951-04-27 Paul "Ace" Frehley, American heavy metal guitarist (Kiss; Frehley's Comet), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-05-04 Mick Mars [Robert Alan Deal], guitarist (Mötley Crüe), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (alternative date 4 April 1955)
  • 1951-05-05 Rex Goh, Singaporean-Australian rock guitarist (Air Supply), born in Singapore
  • 1951-05-06 Davey Johnstone, Scottish guitarist (Elton John's guitarist), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1951-05-07 Carlos Alomar, Puerto Rican-American guitarist, composer, and arranger (David Bowie), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • 1951-06-02 Dave Flett, Scottish rock guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Thin Lizzy), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1951-06-08 Tony Rice, American acoustic guitarist
  • 1951-06-13 Howard Leese, American guitarist, record producer, and musical director (Heart), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1951-06-21 Nils Lofgren, American guitarist, singer and songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-07-01 Fred Schneider, American vocalist and guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1951-07-03 Mike Corby, English guitarist and keyboardist (The Babys), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • 1951-07-22 Steven Springer, Port of Spain, Trinidad, guitarist and songwriter (Sir Lancelot Pinard), (d. 2012)
  • 1951-08-01 Tim Bachman, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Brave Belt and Bachman–Turner Overdrive), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1951-08-01 Tommy Bolin, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Deep Purple), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1976)
  • 1951-08-03 Johnny Graham, American guitarist and singer (Earth Wind & Fire), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1951-08-19 John Deacon, British pop-rock guitarist (Queen), born in Leicester, England
  • 1951-08-28 Dave Hlubek, American rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1951-09-21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer/guitarist/keyboardist (Nits)
  • 1951-10-01 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1951-10-03 Keb' Mo'[Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles
  • 1951-10-25 Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-10-26 [William] Bootsy Collins, American guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-10-27 K. K. Downing, English rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • 1951-10-29 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
  • 1951-11-29 Barry Goudreau, rock guitarist (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1951-12-16 Robben Ford, American guitarist
  • 1952-01-10 Scott Thurston, American guitarist & keyboardist (Motels-Only the Lonely), born in Medford, Oregon
  • 1952-02-23 Bradley "Brad" Whitford, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Janie's Got a Gun, Last Child), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • 1952-03-07 Ernie Isley, American vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
  • 1952-04-04 Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2011)
  • 1952-04-12 J. D. Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores), born in Watford, England
  • 1952-05-14 David Byrne, Dumbarton Scotland, rock guitarist/singer (Talking Heads-Burning Down the House)
  • 1952-06-25 Brian MacLeod, Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist (Chilliwack), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1992)
  • 1952-07-10 Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist and singer, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1952-07-12 Philip Taylor Kramer, American bass guitar player (Iron Butterfly), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1952-07-15 Jeff Carlisi, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • 1952-07-19 Allen Collins [Larkin Allen Collins Jr.], American rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1990)
  • 1952-08-02 Les Dudek, American guitarist and singer (Steve Miller Band), born in Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Rhode Island
  • 1952-08-15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group), born in Sevenum, Netherlands
  • 1952-08-22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), born in Bay Village, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1952-09-09 David Stewart, rock guitarist (Eurtyhmics-Here Comes the Rain Again)
  • 1952-09-12 Gerry Beckley, American rock vocalist and guitarist (America-Daisy Jane), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1952-09-19 Nile Rodgers, American guitarist and music producer (Chic), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-11-27 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
  • 1952-12-03 Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • 1952-12-03 Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • 1952-12-05 Bobby Barth, American rocker vocalist and guitarist (Axe), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • 1953-01-01 Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
  • 1953-01-06 Malcolm Young, Scottish guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • 1953-01-23 Robin Zander, American rock vocalist & guitarist (Cheap Trick-Dream Police), born in Beloit, Wisconsin
  • 1953-03-10 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York

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