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blues-guitarist-Joe Guitar Hughes

Blues guitarist Joe “Guitar” Hughes was a huge fan of the blues from an early age. His heroes included people like Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown and Johnny “Guitar” Watson. Basically anyone who had a good feel and was playing with a good shuffle he was a fan of. In the 1960s Joe was able to land […]

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blues-guitarist-David Hidalgo

David Hidalgo was a blues guitarist with great passion. Born in Los Angeles on October 6, 1954 he is most famous for his work with the band Los Lobos. He is also worked in a side project for many years with a band called Houndog. He is also a multi-instrumentalist and plays instruments such as […]

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blues-guitarist-Slim Harpo

Originally born with the name James Moore, this blues guitarist was the eldest of an orphaned family. During the 1930s and early 1940s worked as a longshoreman and dock worker to earn a living. He first began in Baton Rouge performing in bars and other juke box joints under the name Harmonica Slim. He was […]

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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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