1990 ♦ Lonnie Johnson (1899 - 1970) - American blues and jazz singer/guitarist, violinist and songwriter who pioneered the role of jazz guitar and jazz violin, and is recognized as the first to play an electrically-amplified violin.
James Cotton (1935) - American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who has performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time as well as with his own band. Although he played drums early in his career, Cotton is famous for his work on the harmonica. - Photo M. Vicario 2008
Charlie Patton, mieux connu sous Charley Patton (né à Bolton dans le Mississippi en 1891 et mort à Indianola également dans le Mississippi le 28 avril 1934) était un guitariste et chanteur de Delta blues américain. Patton est aujourd’hui considéré comme le « Père du Delta Blues » et est une des figures antérieures les mieux connues de la musique populaire américaine.
John Mayall (godfather of the British blues scene, mentor to Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, and many more.) ~ b. 29 Nov 1933