Celebrating Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) an American guitarist and co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band until his death following a motorcycle crash at the age of 24.
Celebrating Janice Lynn “Jan” Kuehnemund (November 18, 1953 – October 10, 2013) an American lead guitarist who founded the all-female hard rock/glam metal band Vixen in St. Paul in 1971.
Celebrating Narciso Yepes (November 14, 1927 – May 3, 1997) a Spanish guitarist, considered one of the finest virtuoso classical guitarists of the twentieth century.
Celebrating Thomas J. “Tommy” Tedesco (July 3, 1930 – November 10, 1997), an American guitarist from Niagara Falls, NY and studio musician in Los Angeles. He was part of the leading session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew who played on thousands of studio recordings in the 1960s and 1970s, including several hundred Top 40 hits.
Celebrating Susan Tedeschi (born November 9, 1970), an American singer and guitarist born in Boston, MA. A multiple Grammy Award nominee, she is a member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band.
Celebrating Ana Vidović (born November 8, 1980), a Croatian classical guitarist. She started playing guitar at the age of five, at 13 became the youngest student to attend the prestigious Academy of Music in Zagreb, and studied at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.
Celebrating Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949), an American blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist born in Burbank, CA. Her roots-influenced music incorporates elements of blues, rock, folk and country.
Celebrating Roberta Joan “Joni” Mitchell, (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943), a Canadian singer-songwriter. Drawing from folk, pop, rock, and jazz, Mitchell’s open-tuned guitar compositions are harmonically and rhythmically complex.
Celebrating Aurora “Rory” Block (born November 6, 1949), an American blues guitarist and singer from Princeton, NJ, a notable exponent of the country blues style.
Celebrating Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray, Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005), a Native American rock and roll guitarist from Dunn, NC who became popular in the late 1950s building on the distorted electric guitar sound of his early records.