Etta Baker Similar Artists

Guy Davis - 84% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 May 1952, New York City, New York, USA. A contemporary interpreter of the country blues tradition, Davis, alongside peers including Keb’ Mo’ and Corey Harris, has done much to revive the genre’s profile. His easy, laconic style - informed by legends such as Robert Johnson and Lead Belly - is typically punctuated by stories and humorous oratory.

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David "Honeyboy" Edwards - 74% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues
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Stefan Grossman - 71% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues Easy Listening Folk Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 April 1945, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Grossman discovered traditional music during his forays into Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. He studied under Rev. Gary Davis and absorbed the country blues technique of Son House, Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James before forming the influential Even Dozen Jug Band in 1963. Three years later, Grossman recorded and Read more

Pat Donohue - 64% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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David Grier - 59% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Rory Block - 50% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 November 1949, Greenwich Village, New York, USA. American blues singer and guitarist, raised in New York. Her father played classical violin, but at the age of 10, Block started learning to play folk music on the guitar. She later became involved in the burgeoning Greenwich Village folk scene. It was as a teenager that she first heard the blues, and went on to play with su Read more

John Hammond - 49% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alvin Youngblood Hart - 46% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 March 1963, Oakland, California, USA. Although raised in Oakland, modern-day country bluesman Hart draws inspiration from his ancestral home in Carrollton, Mississippi (the run-down shacks pictured on Big Mama’s Door are actually the homes of his grandmother and great-grandfather). He briefly played in high school rock bands, but was naturally drawn to the blues and t Read more

The Stanley Brothers - 45% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Carter Glen Stanley (27 August 1925, McClure, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA, d. 1 December 1966, Bristol, Virginia, USA) and his brother Ralph Stanley (b. Ralph Edmond Stanley, 25 February 1927, Big Spraddle Creek, near Stratton, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA). Their father Lee Stanley was a noted singer and their mother played banjo. They learned many old-time songs as Read more

Elizabeth Cotten - 42% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 January 1893, Carrboro, North Caolina, USA, d. 29 June 1987, Syracuse, New York, USA. Raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Cotten had wanted a guitar from a very early age. As a result, she saved enough to buy a $3.75 Stella Demonstrator guitar. Without recourse to formal lessons, she taught herself to play in an eccentric style using just two fingers. To complicate matt Read more

Chris Thomas King - 40% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
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Clarence White - 40% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Clarence LeBlanc, 7 June 1944, Lewiston, Maine, USA, d. 14 July 1973, Palmdale, California, USA. White started playing acoustic guitar and singing in a bluegrass group with his brothers when only 10 years old, and the group materialized into the Kentucky Colonels in 1961. After leaving the Kentucky Colonels, he switched to electric guitar and became a session musician, playi Read more

Bryan Sutton - 39% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Brooks Williams - 38% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 November 1958, Statesboro, Georgia, USA. Folk blues singer-songwriter Williams’ style combines a laid-back vocal alongside strong guitar patterns, occasionally using bottleneck. He began learning violin at three-years-old, moving on to guitar at the age of 10. It was not until his late teens that he started songwriting. He left his job as a teacher in 1986, and moved Read more

Cliff Eberhardt - 36% match to Etta Baker

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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