All About Blues Guitar

Archive for October, 2010

Big Jack Johnson – Blues Guitarist & Vocalist, Clarksdale Guitarist And vocalist

Big Jack Johnson is an American electric blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Born on July 30, 1940, in Lambert, Mississippi, Johnson was playing guitar with his father’s blues and country band when he was only thirteen. He sat in with Frank Frost and Sam Carr at the Savoy Theatre in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and began recording […]

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John Mayall – A pioneering English Blues Singer, Songwriter And Multi-Instrumentalist.

Blues guitarist John Mayall, the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, is a pioneering English blues singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who has been a great influence on many artists including Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, etc. Born on November 29, 1933, in Macclesfield, England, Mayall—perhaps affected by his guitarist […]

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Junior Kimbrough – The Famous American Blues Musician From North Mississippi

Blues guitarist Junior Kimbrough (July 28, 1930 – January 17, 1998), also known as David Kimbrough, was an American bluesman from Hudsonville, Mississippi. Influenced by Lightnin’ Hopkins, Kimbrough began playing guitar in his youth. In 1992, Robert Palmer produced Kimbrough’s debut album, All Night Long, for Fat Possum Records. It was recorded in a local […]

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Jonny Lang Is A Grammy award-Winning American blues, Gospel, Rock Singer And Songwriter

Blues guitarist Jon Gordon Langseth Jr., known by his stage name Jonny Lang, is an American blues, gospel, and rock singer and songwriter, as well as a recording artist. Born on January 29, 1981, in Fargo, North Dakota, Lang started playing the guitar at the age of twelve after he went to see the Bad […]

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Kenny Neal – A moden Swamp Blues Master And Multi-Instrumentalist

Kenny Neal is a blues and swamp blues guitarist and singer. He was born on October 14, 1957, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Neal comes from a musical family; his father, Raful Neal, was a blues singer, harmonicist, and songwriter. Eight of his nine siblings are also blues musicians and he often performed with his brothers […]

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