Celebrating Samantha Fish (born January 30, 1989), an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist from Kansas City, MO.
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“King” Bennie Nawahi
Celebrating “King” Bennie Nawahi (July 3, 1899 – January 29, 1985), an American steel guitarist from Hawaii who was popular in the U.S. during the 1920s and 1930s.
Celebrating Derek Bailey (January 29, 1930 – December 25, 2005), an English avant-garde guitarist and leading figure in the free improvisation movement.
Eddie Van Halen
Celebrating Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen (born January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) a Dutch-American guitarist of the American hard rock band Van Halen.
Celebrating Jean Reinhardt (January 23, 1910 – May 16, 1953) stage name Django Reinhardt, a Belgian-born Romani-French jazz guitarist regarded as one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century.
Celebrating Barbara Lynn (born Barbara Lynn Ozen, later Barbara Lynn Cumby, January 16, 1942), an American rhythm and blues electric guitarist, singer and songwriter born in Beaumont, TX.
Celebrating Zakk Wylde (Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt; January 14, 1967), an American guitarist born in Bayonne, New Jersey. He is best known for his tenure with Ozzy Osbourne and as the founder of the band Black Label Society.
Celebrating Joe Pass (born Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua; January 13, 1929 – May 23, 1994), an American jazz guitarist of Sicilian descent. He is considered one of the greatest jazz guitarists of the 20th century.
Celebrating James Patrick “Jimmy” Page OBE (born January 9, 1944), an English musician born in Heston, Hounslow, UK, who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Celebrating Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten (née Nevills) (January 5, 1893 – June 29, 1987), an American blues and folk musician born in Chapel Hill, NC. A self-taught, left-handed guitarist, Cotten developed her own original style and played a guitar strung for a right-handed player, but played it upside down.