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blues-guitarists-Keb Mo

Keb Mo with Nick Forster and James Taylor Keb Mo (Kevin Moore) is an American contemporary blues musician. He was born in October of 1951 in Los Angeles California. Keb was greatly influenced by the blues legend Robert Johnson, and has taken the blues into a new direction. He merges the early Delta Blues with […]

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blues-guitarist-Tab Benoit

Born in Baton Rouge Louisiana, blues guitarist Tab Benoit plays a style of blues that can only be described as a mixture of swamp blues, soul blues and Chicago blues on his signature Fender Telecaster. The Telecaster is not usually known as a common choice for blues guitar players. Benoit began playing the guitar in […]


blues-guitarist-Joe Bonamassa

As one of the younger generation of blues guitarists, Joe Bonamassa is proving a blue tag is alive and well today. Born in Utica New York Joe received his first guitar from his father at the age of seven. By the age of 11 he had been playing solos by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi […]

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blues-guitarist-Michael Burks

Born in Milwaukee in 1957, blues guitarist Michael Burks entered the world with the blues already in his blood. His grandfather played acoustic Delta blues back in Arkansas and his father Frederick was a great bass player. Michael’s first introduction to the guitar came when he was two years old. He showed such interest that […]

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blues-guitarist-J. J. Cale

Blues guitarist J.J. Cale was one of the originators of the Tulsa sound. The Tulsa sound can be described as a loose genre drawing on blues, rockabilly, country and various other styles. Cale’s personal playing style is often described as laid-back and chill. He was born John Weldon Cale on December 5 in 1938. He […]

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