Today in Guitarist History (Part 5)

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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 855

  • 1950-02-01 Mike Campbell, American guitarist and producer
  • 1950-02-06 Punky Meadows, rock guitarist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 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
  • 1950-03-30 Dave Ball, English guitarist (Procul Harum), born in Birmingham (d. 2015)
  • 1950-04-10 Eddie Hazel, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • 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)
  • 1950-08-02 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)
  • 1950-09-09 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, rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England
  • 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)
  • 1950-12-06 Daniel Sahuleka, Moluks/Dutch singer/guitarist (Viva la Libertad)
  • 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

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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
  • 1951-01-26 David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)
  • 1951-01-31 Phil Manzanera, rock guitarist (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together)
  • 1951-02-20 Randy [Wolfe] California, American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1951-03-17 Scott Gorham, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns)
  • 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
  • 1951-04-11 Paul Fox, English guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)
  • 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, rock guitarist (Air Supply)
  • 1951-06-08 Tony Rice, American acoustic guitarist
  • 1951-06-21 Nils Lofgren, guitarist/singer/songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-07-01 Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
  • 1951-07-03 Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)
  • 1951-07-22 Steven Springer, Port of Spain, Trinidad, guitarist and songwriter (Sir Lancelot Pinard), (d. 2012)
  • 1951-08-03 Jon Graham, rock guitarist/vocalist (Earth Wind & Fire-Celebrate)
  • 1951-08-19 John Deacon, British pop-rock guitarist (Queen), born in Leicester, England
  • 1951-08-28 Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • 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)
  • 1951-10-26 [William] Bootsy Collins, 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, keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • 1952-01-19 Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
  • 1952-01-20 Paul Stanley, [Eisen], rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
  • 1952-02-23 Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)
  • 1952-03-07 Ernie Isley, US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
  • 1952-04-04 Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman)
  • 1952-04-12 J D Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores)
  • 1952-05-14 David Byrne, Dumbarton Scotland, rock guitarist/singer (Talking Heads-Burning Down the House)
  • 1952-06-25 Brian MacLeod, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1952-07-10 Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist/singer
  • 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 Alan Collins, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • 1952-08-15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
  • 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, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
  • 1952-09-19 Nile Rodgers, rock guitarist (Honeydrippers), 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, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Axe)
  • 1953-01-01 Greg Carmichael, British guitarist (Acoustic Alchemy)
  • 1953-01-06 Malcolm Young, guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1953-02-18 Nico Arzbach, rock guitarist/singer (Stampei, Dike)
  • 1953-02-18 Robin Bachman, Winnipeg, guitarist (BTO-You Aint Seen Nothing Yet)
  • 1953-03-10 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York
  • 1953-03-19 Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1953-05-08 Billy Burnette, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953-05-14 Tom Cochrane, Canadian rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-06-04 Jimmy McCulloch, Scottish songwriter and guitarist (Wings), born in Dumbarton (d. 1979)
  • 1953-06-04 Paul Samson, British guitarist (Samson) (d. 2002)
  • 1953-06-18 Jerome Smith, American guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band-Boogie Shoes), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2000)
  • 1953-06-29 Colin Hay, Kilwinning, Scotland, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work)
  • 1953-07-22 Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist
  • 1953-07-26 Robert Phillips, American classical guitarist, born in New York City
  • 1953-08-27 Alex Lifeson, rock guitarist (Rush), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-09-16 Earl Klugh, Jazz pianist/guitarist
  • 1953-10-21 Charlotte Caffey, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Go-Go's)
  • 1953-11-11 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist/guitarist (XTC-Oranges & Lemons)
  • 1953-12-12 Bruce Kulick, rock guitarist/singer (KISS)
  • 1953-12-18 Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], rock guitarist (Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-01-03 Ross The Boss [Ross Friedman], American guitarist (The Dictators), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1954-01-30 Alides Hidding, singer/guitarist (Time Bandits)
  • 1954-01-31 Adrian Vandenberg, Amsterdam Neth, rock guitarist (Whitesnake)
  • 1954-02-01 Mike Campbell, American guitarist (Tom Petty & Heartbreakers-Breakdown), born in Jacksonville, Florida

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