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Tommy Castro - 100% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Coco Montoya - 92% match to Sonny Landreth

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

Walter Trout - 92% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Tinsley Ellis - 81% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 June 1957, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Like many American musicians of his generation, Ellis first took up the guitar at the age of seven, inspired by groups in the late 60s British blues rock invasion. While playing in rock bands, he took an increasing interest in the work of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker and particularly in guitarists Freddie King, Buddy Read more

Robben Ford - 80% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues Educational Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robben Lee Ford, 16 December 1951, Woodlake, California, USA. A jazz, blues and rock guitarist, Robben is the most celebrated member of the musical Ford family. His father Charles was a country musician, and his brothers Patrick and Mark are bluesmen, playing drums and harmonica, respectively. Inspired initially by Mike Bloomfield and Eric Clapton, Ford’s first professi Read more

Albert Cummings - 79% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
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Tab Benoit - 74% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1967, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Benoit started out playing classic rock cover versions in local bands. A gifted young guitarist, he was satisfied with this kind of music until a friend played him a copy of a Buddy Guy record. His musical world turned upside-down, Benoit set about recreating Guy’s deep-rooted emotion, adopting his style and researching mor Read more

Chris Duarte Group - 72% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Delbert McClinton - 66% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 November 1940, Lubbock, Texas, USA. This white R&B artist honed his craft working in a bar band, the Straitjackets, backing visiting blues giants such as Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Jimmy Reed. McClinton made his first recordings as a member of the Ron-Dels, and was noted for his distinctive harmonica work on Bruce Channel’s Read more

Dave Hole - 64% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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30 March 1948, Heswall, Cheshire, England. Hole’s family moved to Perth, Western Australia, when he was four years old. The music of the Rolling Stones inspired him to pick up the guitar, and through them he discovered Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. He had been playing for some 10 years before he took up slide guitar. A broken little finger caused him to play over Read more

Bill Perry - 61% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Chester, New York, USA, d. 17 July 2007, Sugar Loaf, New York, USA. Blues guitarist and singer Bill Perry grew up in a home dominated by music where his grandfather played organ for the local church and his mother was a percussionist. However, he took more interest in his father’s records of Kenny Burrell’s guitar playing, and he started to learn the guitar himself Read more

Debbie Davies - 59% match to Sonny Landreth

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

Guitar Shorty - 58% match to Sonny Landreth

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

Janiva Magness - 55% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
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Jimmie Vaughan - 55% match to Sonny Landreth

Genres: Blues
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


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