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Eric Johnson Eric Johnson
Eric Johnson (born August 17, 1954) is a Grammy Award winning guitarist and recording artist from Austin, Texas...
Norah Jones Norah Jones
Norah Jones (born March 30, 1979) is an American multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and singer-songwriter whose career was launched with her massively successful 2002 debut album Come Away with Me...
Phil Keaggy Phil Keaggy
Phil Keaggy, born March 23, 1951, is a guitarist and vocalist. He was raised in a small farmhouse in Hubbard, Ohio with nine brothers and sisters, and began playing guitar at age ten on a Sears Silvertone guitar...
B. B. King B. B. King
Riley B. King aka B. B. King (born September 16, 1925) is an American blues guitarist and songwriter. He is widely considered one of the best (and most respected) blues musicians in the world. One of his trademarks is the naming of his guitars "Lucille", a custom he began in the 1950s...
Earl Klugh
Earl Klugh (born September 16, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American smooth jazz guitarist. Earl Klugh normally finger picks a nylon and bronze strong guitar...
Jennifer Knapp Jennifer Knapp
Jennifer Knapp (born December 30, 1974) is a Christian folk-rock musician who has been self-described as a "girl with a guitar," Jennifer uses her music and heart-felt lyrics as a vehicle through which to relate the gospel to a generation of people searching for authenticity, meaning, and relevance...
Mark Knopfler Mark Knopfler
Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE (born August 12, 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is a British guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is best-known as the lead guitarist and vocalist for the band Dire Straits...
Leo Kottke
Leo Kottke (born September 11, 1945) is a legendary acoustic guitar virtuoso who has developed a cult following of fellow guitarists and fans over the span of a 30-year career of recording and performing...
Alison Krauss Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss is an American bluegrass singer and fiddle player. Krauss was born on July 23, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, and was raised in Champaign, Illinois. Her vocal and instrumental talent has won her more Grammy Awards than any other female performer in history...
Patty Loveless Patty Loveless
Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer...
Roger McGuinn Roger McGuinn
Roger McGuinn (born James Joseph McGuinn III on July 13, 1942) is a popular rock American singer-songwriter and guitarist of the 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist on many of The Byrds' hit records...
Loreena McKennitt Loreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt, C.M., (b. February 17, 1957) is a Canadian singer, harpist and pianist who performs Celtic-style music with a new-age feel often compared to Enya, but more grounded in traditional and classical invocations...
Bill Monroe Bill Monroe
Bill Monroe (September 13, 1911 September 9, 1996) developed the style of country music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," named for his home state of Kentucky...
Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson
Eric Hilliard "Ricky" Nelson, alternately Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols...
Roy Orbison Roy Orbison
Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 December 6, 1988), nicknamed "The Big O", was an influential American singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll, whose recording career spanned more than four decades...
Fernando Ortega
Fernando Ortega is a singer-songwriter in contemporary Christian music. He is noted for his interpretations of traditional hymns and songs, such as "Give Me Jesus", "Be Thou My Vision", and many others, but also for writing clear and accessible songs, such as "This Good Day"...
Patti Page Patti Page
Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927 in Claremore, Oklahoma) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music...
Twila Paris Twila Paris
Twila Paris Wright (born December 28, 1958 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a Contemporary Christian songwriter and singer...
Les Paul Les Paul
Les Paul (born Lester William Polsfuss June 9, 1915) is an American jazz guitarist and is one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric instruments and recording techniques...
Peter, Paul and Mary Peter, Paul and Mary
The trio Peter, Paul and Mary (often PP&M) is an American musical group that was one of the most successful folk-singing groups of the 1960s. The trio comprises Peter Yarrow, Noel "Paul" Stookey, and Mary Travers...