Famous Guitarists in History (Part 7)

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Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,247

  • 1951-01-12 Larry Hoppens, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Orleans - "Still the One"; "Dance With Me"), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2012)

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
  • 1951-01-16 Richard "Rick" Thompson, American funk-disco guitarist (B. T. Express - "Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)")
  • 1951-01-26 David Briggs, Australian rock guitarist (Little River Band, 1976-81 - "Lonesome Loser"), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1951-02-01 Clide "Sonny" Landreth, American blues and zydeco slide guitar player, born in Canton, Mississippi
  • 1951-02-14 Sylvain Sylvain [Mizrahi], Egyptian-American rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2021)
  • 1951-02-16 Super Chikan [James Johnson], American blues guitarist (Chikadelic), born in Darling, Mississippi
  • 1951-02-20 Randy California [Wolfe], American guitarist (Spirit), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)
  • 1951-03-03 Rustee Allen, American funk and jazz fusion bass guitar player ( Sly and the Family Stone, 1972-75), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • 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 - "Jailbreak"; "21 Guns"), born in Glendale, California
  • 1951-03-18 Bill Frisell, American jazz guitarist, composer, and band leader, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-03-20 Guy Perry [Adrian Peritore], American rock guitarist (Motels, 1982-87 - "Only the Lonely"; "Suddenly Last Summer"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-03-20 Jimmie Vaughan, American blues-rock guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds - "Wrap It Up"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1951-03-23 Phil Keaggy, American rock and contemporary Christian music acoustic and electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist (Glass Harp), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1951-04-01 Henry Gross, American guitarist (Sha Na Na, 1969-70), and singer-songwriter ("Shannon"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-04-11 Robbie House, American country-rockabilly guitarist (Snuff - "Bad, Bad, Billy")
  • 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 bluegrass guitarist (J.D. Crowe and the New South), born in Danville, Virginia (d. 2020) [1]
  • 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)
  • 1951-08-02 Joe Lynn Turner [Linquito], American hard rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Fandango; Rainbow), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1951-08-03 Johnny Graham, American guitarist and singer (Earth Wind & Fire), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1951-08-19 John Deacon, British rock bassist (Queen - "Another One Bites The Dust"), born in Leicester, England
  • 1951-08-28 Dave Hlubek, American rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)

Person of interestChrissie Hynde

1951-09-07 Chrissie Hynde, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"), born in Akron, Ohio

Singer-songwriter and Musician Chrissie Hynde
Singer-songwriter and Musician
Chrissie Hynde
  • 1951-09-10 Peter Tolson, English rock guitarist (Pretty Things), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • 1951-09-21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer-songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist (Nits), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • 1951-10-01 Brian Greenway, Canadian rock guitarist and 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, California
  • 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, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' The Law"), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • 1951-10-29 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
  • 1951-11-07 Kevin Macmichael, Canadian guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Cutting Crew - "(I Just) Died in Your Arms"), born in St. John, New Brunswick (d. 2002)
  • 1951-11-08 Larry Burnett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Firefall), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-11-29 Barry Goudreau, American rock guitarist (Boston - "More Than A Feeling"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1951-12-03 Kimberley Rew, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking on Sunshine"), born in Bristol, England
  • 1951-12-16 Robben Ford, American jazz, rock, and blues guitarist (L.A. Express; Yellowjackets), born in Woodlake, California
  • 1952-01-10 Scott Thurston, American guitarist & keyboardist (Motels - "Only the Lonely"), born in Medford, Oregon
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, American jazz-fusion guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-02-23 Bradley "Brad" Whitford, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith - "Love In An Elevator", "Last Child"), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • 1952-03-07 Ernie Isley, American vocalist and guitarist (The Isley Brothers - "It's Your Thing"; "Heat is On"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1952-04-04 Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2011)
  • 1952-04-10 Mark Goldenberg, American session and touring guitarist (Jackson Browne; Cher), songwriter (Pointer Sisters; Peter Frampton), and producer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-04-12 J. D. Nicholas, British guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores), born in Watford, England
  • 1952-05-14 David Byrne, Dumbarton Scotland, rock guitarist/singer (Talking Heads-Burning Down the House)
  • 1952-06-21 Marcella Detroit [Levy], American soprano vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Lay Down Sally), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 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, American rock guitarist (.38 Special), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1952-07-15 Johnny Thunders [Genzale], American punk rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Queens, New York (d. 1991)
  • 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)
  • 1952-08-26 Billy Rush, American guitarist (Asbury Jukes; Serge Gainesbourg), born in Deal, New Jersey
  • 1952-09-09 David Stewart, rock guitarist, songwriter and producer (Eurythmics - "Here Comes the Rain Again"), born in Sunderland, England
  • 1952-09-09 Manuel Göttsching, German ambient and rock guitarist (Ash Ra Tempel), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1952-09-09 Phil Palmer, British rock and jazz session guitarist, noted for his slide work, born in London
  • 1952-09-12 Gerry Beckley, American rock vocalist, guitarist and songwriter (America - "Sister Golden Hair"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1952-09-19 Nile Rodgers, American guitarist and music producer (Chic), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-09-21 Dave Gregory, British rock guitarist (XTC; Big Big Train), born in Swindon, England
  • 1952-09-30 John Lombardo, American songwriter and guitarist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1952-10-01 Earl Slick [Frank Madeloni] American rock guitarist (David Bowie; Phantom, Rocker & Slick), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-11-27 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1952-12-03 Don Barnes, American rock guitarist (38 Special - "Teacher, Teacher"), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1952-12-03 Duane Roland, American southern-rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet - Flirtin' With Disaster), born in Jeffersonville, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • 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 and guitarist (Cheap Trick - "Dream Police"; "I Want You To Want Me"), born in Beloit, Wisconsin
  • 1953-01-29 Louie F. Pérez, Jr., American lyricist, percussionist, guitarist, and jarana player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive?"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-02-07 Bruce Gaitsch, American session guitarist, songwriter, and record producer (Chicago; Richard Marx; Peter Cetera; Madonna), born in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1953-02-11 Neil Henderson, Scottish pop guitarist (Middle Of The Road - "Chirpy, Chirpy, Cheap Cheap"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1953-02-20 Poison Ivy {Kristy Wallace], American rock guitarist (The Cramps), born in San Bernadino, California
  • 1953-02-24 Derek St. Holmes, American musician rock guitarist and singer (Ted Nugent band, 1975-78; 2011-14), born in Riverview, Michigan
  • 1953-03-10 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York
  • 1953-03-11 Chet Catallo, American jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1953-03-18 Jamie West-Oram, British rock guitarist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero")
  • 1953-03-19 Ricky Wilson, American rock guitarist (B-52's - "Rock Lobster"; "Love Shack"), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1953-03-27 Walter "Wally" Stocker, British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Babys - "Missing You"), born in London, England
  • 1953-03-31 Dennis Kamakahi, Hawaiian Grammy Award-winning slack-key guitarist, born in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii (d. 2014)
  • 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, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work), born in Saltcoats, Scotland

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