Celebrating Peter Tosh, OM (born Winston Hubert McIntosh; October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) a Jamaican reggae musician. Along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer, he was one of the core members of the band the Wailers.
Celebrating Rosie Flores (born September 10, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas), a guitarist who blends rockabilly, honky tonk, jazz, and Western swing along with traditional influences from her Tex-Mex heritage.
Celebrating Christine Ellen “Chrissie” Hynde (born September 7, 1951), an American guitarist from Akron, OH, best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.
Celebrating Daniel Wood “Danny” Gatton Jr. (September 4, 1945 – October 4, 1994), known by the nickname “The Humbler”, an American guitarist from Washington, D.C. who fused blues, rockabilly, jazz, and country to create a musical style called “redneck jazz”.
Celebrating Stephen “Stevie” Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), a Texan born in Dallas, and one of the most influential guitarists in the revival of Blues in the 1980s.
Celebrating Warren Harding “Sonny” Sharrock (August 27, 1940 – May 25, 1994), an American guitarist from Ossining, NY. He was a free jazz guitarist in the 1960s known for his heavily chorded attack, amplified bursts of feedback, and saxophone-like lines played loudly on guitar.
Celebrating Toni Lindgren (born 08/26/1989) a Twin Cities guitarist originally from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (also the hometown of Don Gorske, the Guiness World Record holder for Most Big Macs Consumed), now a Los Angeles resident. Toni is a rootsy guitarist with equal parts blues, bluegrass, jam band stuff, and classic rock. She often plays with folk rock band Reina del Cid. In 2018, Toni toured in support of her recording Castles, with acclaimed artist Lissie.
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Celebrating John Laird Abercrombie (December 16, 1944 – August 22, 2017) an American jazz guitarist from Port Chester, NY whose work explored jazz fusion, free jazz, and avant-garde jazz.
Celebrating Debbie Davies (born August 22, 1952), an American blues guitarist from Los Angeles, CA. Besides her solo work, Davies is best known for her playing as a member in Albert Collins’ band.
Celebrating John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001), an American blues singer and guitarist born in Tutwiler, MS who rose to prominence playing an electric guitar adaptation of Delta blues, incorporating a driving-rhythm boogie style, talking blues, and early North Mississippi Hill country blues.