List of electric blues musicians

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The electric blues is a type of blues music distinguished by the amplification of the guitar, the bass guitar, and/or the harmonica and other instruments. Electric blues is performed in several regional subgenres, such as Chicago blues, Texas blues, Delta blues and Memphis blues. Though most interpretations of electric blues have a solemn tone through the common uses of the minor pentatonic scale, slow backing, and extended soloing periods, that extend through all subgenres. The following is a list of electric blues musicians.

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

  • Robert Ealey (December 6, 1925 – March 8, 2001)
  • Ronnie Earl - March 10, 1953. Born Ronnie Horvath in Queens, New York, electric blues guitarist known as Mr. Intensity. Earl toured with Roomful of Blues before forming The Broadcasters in 1988, and has recorded and/or appeared on over 50 albums.
  • David Honeyboy Edwards - (June 28, 1915 - August 29, 2011), Honeyboy was a Delta blues guitarist and songwriter closely associated with Robert Johnson, and one of the oldest living blues elder. He released several albums on Earwig Music.

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

  • Ironing Board Sam - (born 1939) Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, this keyboardist, singer and songwriter has released a small number of singles and albums. Despite having several lows in his musical career, it has spanned over fifty years, and he released a new album in 2012.
  • Daniel Ivankovich aka "Chicago Slim" - Born November 23, 1963. Ivankovich is a founding member of the Chicago Blues All-Stars. He has played and recorded alongside myriad Chicago blues legends, including Otis Rush, Magic Slim and Junior Wells. Ivankovich is also an orthopedic surgeon, who is co-founder and medical director of OnePatient-Global Health Initiative, an organization that provides medical care to the poor in Chicago and abroad.

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marcus, Richard. "Music Review:Linsey Alexander - Been There Done That". Hearst Newspapers. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
  2. ^ Whiteis, David (2012). "Linsey Alexander: liner notes from his new CD Been There Done That" (PDF). Rhythm & News. 2012 Festival Issue (729): 9. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  3. ^ "Blues CD of the Year - Linsey Alexander - ' Been There Done That'". AB1 Blues Podcast - Blues Music and Interviews. Archived from the original on January 25, 2013. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  4. ^ Eagle, Bob L.; LeBlanc, Eric S. (May 1, 2013). "Blues: A Regional Experience". ABC-CLIO. p. 48. Retrieved October 8, 2018 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ a b "Little Joe Blue - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  6. ^ "Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley". Electrofi.com. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  7. ^ "Braithwaite & Whiteley Bio". Braithwaiteandwhiteley.com. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  8. ^ "Big City Blues". Bigcitybluesmag.com. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  9. ^ "Eli Cook | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  10. ^ Eagle, Bob; LeBlanc, Eric S. (2013). Blues - A Regional Experience. Santa Barbara: Praeger Publishers. p. 320. ISBN 978-0313344237.
  11. ^ Bill Dahl. "James "Thunderbird" Davis | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  12. ^ "Our Team - Music Maker Relief Foundation". Musicmaker.org. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  13. ^ "Biography – Kirk Fletcher". Kirkfletcherband.com. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  14. ^ "Blues Music: Top Blues Albums Chart". Billboard.com. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
  15. ^ a b "Guitar Pete Franklin Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  16. ^ "Guitar Pete Franklin discography". Wirz.de. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  17. ^ Vermilyea, John. "Blues Underground Network (Featuring Terry Hanck "Look Out")". Bluesundergroundnetwork.com. Retrieved June 6, 2016.
  18. ^ "2016 Blues Music Awards Winner List". Blues411.com. Retrieved June 6, 2016.
  19. ^ "Terry Hanck - About the band". Terryhanck.net. Retrieved June 6, 2016.
  20. ^ Eagle, Bob; LeBlanc, Eric S. (2013). Blues - A Regional Experience. Santa Barbara: Praeger Publishers. p. 300. ISBN 978-0313344237.
  21. ^ "Jay Hooks - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  22. ^ "Fruteland Jackson". Electrofi.com. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  23. ^ Jackson, Fruteland (1999). Guitar Roots: Delta Blues - The roots of great guitar playing (1st ed.). Van Nuys, California, United States: Alfred Publishing Co. p. 2. ISBN 0-7390-3006-X.
  24. ^ "Grammy Nominations: Jazz, Soul and Blues". Jazz FM. December 6, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  25. ^ Du Noyer, Paul (2003). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music (1st ed.). Fulham, London: Flame Tree Publishing. p. 160. ISBN 1-904041-96-5.
  26. ^ a b Russell, Tony (June 1, 2011). "Blues, Big Jack Johnson obituary, One of the last of the rural deep south juke-joint bluesmen". theguardian.com. The Guardian. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  27. ^ "2003 W.C. Handy Blues Awards Winners". billboard.com. Billboard. May 23, 2003. Retrieved October 11, 2015. Acoustic Blues Album of the Year: Big Jack Johnson, "Memphis Bar-B-Que Sessions"
  28. ^ Adrienne Shadd (December 14, 2010). "The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton". Books.google.co.uk. p. 189. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  29. ^ "Chairmen Of The Board - Chairman Of The Board". Discogs.com. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  30. ^ a b "Michael Messer | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  31. ^ "32 | 2016 | Blues Album of the Year | Harrison Kennedy | The JUNO Awards". Junoawards.ca. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  32. ^ "Harrison Kennedy nominated for five blues awards". Thespec.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  33. ^ Biography by Jason Ankeny (July 12, 1943). "Johnny Laws | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  34. ^ "Johnny Laws – Blues Burnin' In My Soul | Parsifal". Parsifal.be. April 9, 1999. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  35. ^ "Hamilton Loomis - Chart history". Billboard. September 1, 2007. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
  36. ^ Eagle, Bob; LeBlanc, Eric S. (2013). Blues - A Regional Experience. Santa Barbara, California, United States: Praeger Publishers. pp. 253/4. ISBN 978-0313344237.
  37. ^ Linda Seida. "Clara McDaniel | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  38. ^ Bob L. Eagle; Eric S. LeBlanc (May 2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. ABC-CLIO. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-313-34424-4.
  39. ^ "Biography - Krissy Matthews - Singer, Guitarist Songwriter". Krissymatthews.com. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  40. ^ "Krissy Matthews - Scenes From A Moving Window". Discogs.com. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  41. ^ Edward Komara; Peter Lee. The Blues Encyclopedia. Books.google.co.uk. p. 664. Retrieved October 9, 2016.
  42. ^ "Louisiana Red and Michael Messer". Earlyblues.com. March 23, 1932. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  43. ^ Bob L. Eagle; Eric S. LeBlanc (May 1, 2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. ABC-CLIO. p. 76. ISBN 978-0-313-34424-4.
  44. ^ "BIO | RJ Mischo & His Red Hot Blues Band". Rjblues.com. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  45. ^ Bob L. Eagle; Eric S. LeBlanc (May 1, 2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. ABC-CLIO. p. 164. ISBN 978-0-313-34424-4.
  46. ^ "Sonny Rodgers | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved May 26, 2017.
  47. ^ "Blues Music Awards 2011 - A Delta Bohemian Perspective". Deltabohemian.com. May 26, 2011. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  48. ^ Edward Komara, ed. (2004). The Blues Encyclopedia. Books.google.co.uk. pp. 936/7. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  49. ^ Bob L. Eagle; Eric S. LeBlanc. Blues: A Regional Experience. Books.google.co.uk. p. 234. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  50. ^ "NBC: Percy Strother Obituary Information". Blues-l.com. May 29, 2005. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  51. ^ "Percy Strother – A Good Woman Is Hard To Find | Parsifal". Parsifal.be. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  52. ^ "Monster Mike Welch discography". RateYourMusic. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  53. ^ "Monster Mike Welch". Monster Mike Welch. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  54. ^ "BREAKING: 2018 Blues Music Award nominees announced: Taj Mahal, Mavis Staples, Keb' Mo', N. Mississippi Allstars among nominees. - Blues Foundation". Blues.org. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  55. ^ Bob L. Eagle; Eric S. LeBlanc (May 1, 2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. ABC-CLIO. p. 277. ISBN 978-0-313-34424-4.
  56. ^ Robert Hicks. "Roger "Hurricane" Wilson | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  57. ^ "Make Money and Travel - Roger Hurricane Wilson". Gonewiththewynns.com. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  58. ^ "Biography by Bill Dahl". Allmusic.com. Retrieved December 17, 2009.