Blues Birthday – Gary Moore 4th April 1952

Blues Birthday – Gary Moore 4th April 1952

Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. Over the course of his career he played in various groups and performed an eclectic range of music including blues, blues rock, hard rock, heavy metal, and jazz...
Blues Birthday – Roy Buchanan, Sept 23rd 1939

Blues Birthday – Roy Buchanan, Sept 23rd 1939

Leroy “Roy” Buchanan (September 23, 1939 – August 14, 1988) was an American guitarist and blues musician. A pioneer of the Telecaster sound, Buchanan worked as a sideman and as a solo artist, with two gold albums early in his career and two later solo...
Blues Birthday – B.B. King, Sept 16th 1925

Blues Birthday – B.B. King, Sept 16th 1925

Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending, shimmering vibrato and staccato...
Blues Birthday – Barbeque Bob Sept 11th 1902

Blues Birthday – Barbeque Bob Sept 11th 1902

Robert Hicks, better known as Barbecue Bob (September 11, 1902 – October 21, 1931), was an early American Piedmont blues musician. His nickname was derived from his working as a cook in a barbecue restaurant. One of the two extant photographs of him show him playing a...