Bonnie Raitt (Solo blues & country vocalist & guitarist. Listed 50 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, & 89 on their 100 Greatest Guitarists. Winner of 10 Grammy awards, & inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.)

Bonnie Raitt (Solo blues & country vocalist & guitarist & inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Memphis Minnie was a blues singer, guitarist, and song writer in the 1930's to the 1950's.

Memphis Minnie was an American blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. She was the only female blues artist considered a match to male contemporaries as both a singer and an instrumentalist

If ever there was a mystery man of music it would have to be Lead Belly. He was born Huddie William Ledbetter, but that’s when things get a little blurry (based on what you want to believe). Some s…

Leadbelly - Bob Dylan noted that Leadbelly was one of the few ex-cons to record a popular children’s album, Lead Belly Sings for the Children.

David "Honeyboy" Edwards (June 28, 1915 – August 29, 2011) was a Delta blues guitarist and singer.  Edwards was born in Shaw, Mississippi. Edwards was 14 years old when he left home to travel with blues man Big Joe Williams.  He performed with famed blues musician Robert Johnson with whom he developed a close friendship. Honeyboy was present on the night Johnson drank poisoned whiskey which killed him, and his story has become the definitive version of Johnson's demise.

David "Honeyboy" Edwards (June 1915 – August was a Delta blues guitarist and singer from the American South.

Delta bluesman Howlin' Wolf was one of the most influential and imposing musicians of the post-World War II era, and his later electric Chicago blues — featuring his deep, lupine voice — helped shape the sound of rock & roll. Numerous blues-based rock artists, from the Rolling Stones to Eric Clapton, sang his praises and helped sustain his career throughout the 1960s and beyond.

Howlin’ Wolf was born Chester Arthur Burnett June 1910 – 10 January on a plantation between West Point and Aberdeen, Mississippi. He was exposed to the blues from an

Legendary Mississippi blues singer and guitarist, Robert Petway. Little is known of his life, and this is his only known picture (1941). He recorded only 16 songs (in Chicago in 1941 and 1942), but influenced notable blues and rock musicians, such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix

Legendary Mississippi blues singer and guitarist, Robert Petway. Little is known of his life, and this is his only known picture He recorded only 16 songs (in Chicago in 1941 and but influenced notable blues and rock musicians, such as Mudd

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Robert Johnson World's Greatest Bluesman Fine Art Hand Printed Letterpress Wood Block Print by YeeHaw

The Moody Blues:  Red is gray and yellow, white / But we decide which is right / And which is an illusion

Moody Blues

The Moody Blues; another British Invasion band with hits spanning 4 decades.from Ride My Seesaw to Your Wildest Dreams

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs onstage at House Of Blues on April 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs onstage at House Of Blues on April 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Debbie Harry photographed by Mick Rock, 1978

jackanthfern: “ vintagegal: “ Debbie Harry photographed by Mick Rock, 1978 ” this is a very true moment ”

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