b. August 1, 1951 …
b. July 20, 1947.
Three Grammys. Three Latin Grammys and a Member of the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. For my money, he’s one of the top three guitarists of all-time.
Happy birthday, Carlos …
b. July 18, 1941. Commercially, Lonnie never quite attained the heights of those he influenced. But influence he did …
Guitar players, true musicians, and real music fans realize that Lonnie was the Jimi Hendrix of his time. Between the era of Chuck Berry and the era of Hendrix there were a handful of guitar players like Lonnie Mack who were making ground-breaking music that paved the way for the Revolution. People like Dickey Betts and Stevie Ray Vaughan would tell you that without Lonnie they wouldn’t be who they were. That goes for all of us.Warren Haynes
No child is bad from the beginning. They just imitate their atmosphere.Prince
b. June 7, 1958
He’s on the very short list of the greatest guitarists of all time.
Happy birthday, Steve.
Mick Ronson ~ b. May 26, 1946.
It was hard to stand in the spotlight with David Bowie, but guitarist Mick Ronson did so more than admirably. Along the way, he worked with stars including Elton, Lou Reed, even John Mellencamp — and deeply influenced rising artists like Morrissey and Def Leppard. A tribute to his all too short career.
Link Wray — Native American Shawnee rock ‘n roller. You can’t get much more American than that. b. May 2, 1929.