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Son Seals – Was An American Blues Guitarist And Singer

Frank “Son” Seals was born on August 13, 1942 in Osceola, Arkansas. At the age of 13, he began performing as a drummer with Robert Nighthawk and later as a blues guitarist, hugely influenced by Albert King. He formed his own band when he was 19, called “Son Seals and the Upsetters,” and performed at […]

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Lonnie Brooks Is An American Blues Singer And guitarist

Lonnie Brooks (born Lee Baker Jr., Dec 18, 1933), born in Dubuisson, Louisiana, is an American blues singer and blues guitarist. He first learned to play blues from his banjo-picking grandfather, and began to consider playing professionally when he moved to Port Arthur, Texas, in the early 1950s. He started his solo career as Guitar […]

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Roy Rogers – Most Famous American Singer And Cowboy Actor

Blues guitarist Roy Rogers (Jul 28, 1950), named after the singing cowboy Roy Rogers, is an American slide guitarist and record producer. Born in Redding, California, Rogers began playing guitar at 12 years of age and at age 13 he was performing in a rock ‘n’ roll band. He formed his own band in 1980, […]

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Mississippi Fred McDowell – Was Blues Singer, Blues Guitarist In The North Mississippi style

Fred McDowell (Jan 12, 1904 – Jul 3, 1972), also known as Mississippi Fred McDowell, was a blues singer and blues guitarist in the North Mississippi style. Born in Rossville, Tennessee, he started playing guitar at the age 14 at dances and continued to play at picnics and parties for tips as he eventually settled […]

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Warren Haynes – An American Rock |blues guitarist , Vocalist And Songwriter

Warren Haynes, born in Asheville, North Carolina, is an American rock and blues guitarist. He was primary singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the band Gov’t Mule, formed in 1994 with Matt Abts from Dickey Betts Band and Allen Woody from the Allman Brothers Band. He was ranked 23rd on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of […]

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