Duke Robillard Similar Artists

Joe Louis Walker - 100% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1949, San Francisco, California, USA. Although born in the city and raised during the era of ‘flower power’, Walker had a strong and realized sense of the blues tradition. Nevertheless, he abandoned blues in the mid-70s to sing with gospel group the Spiritual Corinthians, but returned to his first love in 1985 when he assembled a new band, the Boss Talk Read more

Tommy Castro - 93% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ronnie Earl - 85% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ronald Earl Horvath, 10 March 1953, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. Ronald Horvath was inspired to play blues guitar after seeing Muddy Waters at a club in Boston, Massachusetts. Listing his influences as Robert Lockwood, B.B. King, Magic Sam and T-Bone Walker, among others, he made some records with Guitar Johnny And The Rhythm Rockers and Sugar Ray And The Bluetones Read more

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Kenny Neal - 84% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 October 1957, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The oldest son in Baton Rouge’s most famous musical family, six of whom are professional musicians, Neal was groomed throughout the 90s for blues stardom, but in a time of transition it remains an aim rather than an achievement.Neal accompanied his father to gigs from an early age, was given his first Read more

Coco Montoya - 80% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Santa Monica, California, USA. Montoya first rose to prominence in 1972 when a chance meeting in Culver City, California, led him to join Albert Collins’ band as drummer. He took every opportunity to study the master guitarist closely over the five years they worked together. Thereafter Montoya concentrated on his day job, until another chance meeting shaped his future. Read more

Jimmy Thackery - 79% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 May 1953, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Raised in Washington, DC, blues rock guitarist Thackery is a raw live player who has earned favourable comparisons to Stevie Ray Vaughan. With Mark Wenner he formed the blues-based Nighthawks in 1972, recording 20 albums over 15 years and touring extensively. Tired of the endless touring schedule, Thackery left the band in 1987 and Read more

Roomful Of Blues - 79% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Big Band & Swing Blues Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Boston, Massachusetts area in 1967, Roomful Of Blues quickly established first a national reputation in the USA with their very authentic-sounding, big band swing, and then broke through on the international scene in the 80s. The act honed their first-hand knowledge of the music by playing with many of the originators, as well as making numerous recordings in thei Read more

Jimmie Vaughan - 76% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1951, Dallas, Texas, USA. Vaughan began playing rock music as an adolescent and worked with several local bands, moving nearer to the blues with each one, finally establishing a formidable reputation as a guitar player. In 1968 he saw Muddy Waters, and from then on concentrated almost exclusively on blues. He moved to Austin, Texas, in 1970 and formed the Fabulous T Read more

Debbie Davies - 73% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Los Angeles, California, USA. Davies had her first guitar at the age of 12 and when Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton, was released in 1965, she set out to memorize all of Clapton’s solos. Intrigued by the names of black blues artists mentioned in his interviews, she discovered the records of Freddie King, Otis Rush and Gatemouth Brown. Her first live gigs were in a club Read more

Bob Margolin - 70% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 May 1949, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. Margolin’s right of passage to the blues came through Chuck Berry, who sparked his interest in the guitar and introduced him to the music of the classic Muddy Waters band. After working in local blues groups, Margolin worked alongside Luther ‘Georgia Boy’ Johnson, who had been in Waters’ band during the 60s. In 1 Read more

Marcia Ball - 70% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1949, Orange, Texas, USA. Born into a musical family, Ball took piano lessons throughout her childhood until she was 14. Her formative years were spent in Vinton, Louisiana, and while at Louisiana State University she played in a blues-rock band, Gum. She also took particular interest in the styles of Fats Domino and Professor Longhair. Moving to Austin in the early Read more

Guitar Shorty - 68% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David William Kearney, 8 September 1939, Houston, Texas, USA. A penchant for acrobatics disguises Shorty’s real talent as a blues guitarist. He grew up in Kissimmee, Florida, where his uncle Willie Quarterman introduced him to the guitar. At 17 he was playing in the house band at Tampa’s Club Royal, where he first acquired his stage name. A year later, he went to C Read more

William Clarke - 68% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1951, Inglewood, California, USA, d. 2 November 1996, Torrence, California, USA. Clarke began playing harmonica at the age of 16, inspired by the records of Junior Wells and Walter Horton. He turned professional two years later, and by the late 70s had become a well-respected harmonica player and singer on the Los Angeles blues scene. He associated with Smokey Wilso Read more

Mark Hummel - 67% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 December 1955, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Hummel was raised in Los Angeles, California, where as a child he became interested in blues rock as practised by contemporary popular rockers such as Jimi Hendrix, Cream and the Rolling Stones. He had begun playing harmonica and gradually stretched his musical interests backwards in time to those artists who had inspired the bl Read more

Sue Foley - 67% match to Duke Robillard

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1968, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Foley fields a strong sense of rhythm which puts an interesting spin on a Texas shuffle. She took up the guitar at 13, encouraged by her father and three brothers. Two years later, she saw James Cotton and spent the next few years sneaking into clubs to jam with blues bands. At 18 she formed a band of her own and moved to Vancouver, wh Read more


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