Famous Guitarists in History (Part 9)

Events in Music


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Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,253

  • 1956-05-31 Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 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)
  • 1957-05-30 Chris Van Jaarsveld, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • 1957-06-15 Brad Gillis, American rock guitarist/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, British vocalist, and guitarist (Japan), 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, Wisc, singer, guitarist (GoGos, Fur, Rush Hour)
  • 1958-05-25 Paul Weller, English guitarist (Jam-This is Modern World, Style Council), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1958-06-16 Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • 1958-06-20 Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)
  • 1958-07-25 Thurston Moore, American guitarist and songwriter (Sonic Youth), 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
  • 1959-04-27 Marco Pirroni, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 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

Person of interestRichie Sambora

1959-07-11 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and 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; 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
  • 1960-02-20 Kee Marcello [Kjell Hilding Löfbom], Swedish rock guitarist (Europe - Final Countdown; Easy Action), born in Ludvika, Sweden
  • 1960-03-07 Chris Rodriguez, American pop and country session and touring guitarist and vocalist, and contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1960-04-06 Warren Haynes, American rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1960-04-06 John Pizzarelli, American jazz guitarist, vocalist, and record producer, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1960-04-23 Steve Clark, English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), born in Hillsborough, England (d. 1991)
  • 1960-05-06 Bart de Boer, Dutch guitarist (Ivy Green)
  • 1960-06-06 Steve Vai, American rock guitarist (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth Band, Whitesnake), born in Carle Place, New York
  • 1960-06-19 Luke Morley, British rock guitarist (Thunder), born in Chamberwell, London
  • 1960-06-26 Zachary Breaux, American jazz guitarist, born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1960-07-16 Eus van Someren, Dutch pop guitarist (Scene, Blaauw), born in Beverwijk, Netherlands
  • 1960-07-31 Malcolm Ross, Scottish rock guitarist (Aztec Camera), born in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • 1960-08-04 Robbin Crosby, American heavy metal rock guitarist and vocalist (Ratt-Round & Round), born in La Jolla, California (d. 2002)
  • 1960-08-31 Chris Whitley, American blues-rock guitarist, singer and songwriter, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2005)

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