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Herb Alpert Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician most associated with the Tijuana Brass...
Carolyn Arends Carolyn Arends
Carolyn Arends is a Contemporary Christian musician, songwriter, and author based in Surrey, British Columbia Canada. She is a singer and guitarist who began touring and releasing albums in 1995...
Joan Baez Joan Baez
Joan Chandos Báez (born January 9, 1941) is an American folk singer and songwriter known for her distinctive vocal style as well as her outspoken activism and political views...
Jeff Beck Jeff Beck
Geoffery Arnold "Jeff" Beck (born June 24, 1944 in Wallington, Surrey, England) is a rock guitarist who played in several influential bands in the 1960s and 1970s...
Chuck Berry Chuck Berry
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American guitarist, singer, and composer...
Dickey Betts
Dickey Betts, born Forrest Richard Betts on December 12, 1943 in West Palm Beach, Florida, is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, most known for his work as a founding member of the southern blues/rock group The Allman Brothers Band...
Caedmon's Call Caedmon's Call
Caedmon's Call, a Contemporary Christian band that fuses traditional folk stylings with world music and alternative rock influences...
Michael Card
Michael Card (born April 11, 1957 in Madison, Tennessee) is a Contemporary Christian music (CCM) artist who couples folk-style melodies and instrumentation with lyrics that stem from intensive study of the Bible...
Larry Carlton Larry Carlton
Larry Carlton (born 2 March 1948) is an American jazz guitarist, dividing his recording time between solo recordings and session appearances with more popular bands...
Mary Chapin Carpenter Mary Chapin Carpenter
Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a highly successful country music singer-songwriter and guitarist...
Johnny Cash Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash...
Charlie Christian Charlie Christian
Charlie Christian (29 July 1916 – 2 March 1942) was an American jazz guitarist. Christian was an important early performer on the electric guitar, and is cited as a key figure in the development of bebop...
Eric Clapton Eric Clapton
Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born March 30, 1945), nicknamed "Slowhand", is a Grammy Award winning British guitarist, singer and composer, who became one of the most respected and influential musicians of the rock-era, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
Petula Clark Petula Clark
Petula Clark, CBE (born November 15, 1932), is an English singer, actress and composer, best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s...
Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney
Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American popular singer and actress...
Albert Collins Albert Collins
Albert Collins (October 1 1932 – November 24 1993 was a blues guitarist, singer and musician. He had many nicknames from fans, such as "The Ice Man" and "The Master of the Telecaster"...
Perry Como Perry Como
Pierino Roland "Perry" Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American crooner during the 20th century. Throughout a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for the RCA Victor label after signing with it in 1943...
Ry Cooder
Ryland "Ry" Peter Cooder (born on March 15, 1947) is a guitarist especially well known for his slide guitar work. He was born in Los Angeles, California...
Steve Cropper Steve Cropper
Steve "The Colonel" Cropper (born Stephen Lee Cropper, on October 21, 1941) is a guitarist, songwriter, producer, and soul musician...
Bing Crosby Bing Crosby
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977...