A To Z Listing of Blues Artists

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Mick Abrahams1943- British, Guitar, Vocals
Black Ace1905-1972Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Ace1929-1954Memphis, Singer
Nathan Abshire1913-1981Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Faye Adams1932-R&B, Singer
Jimmy Adler
Texas Alexander1900-1954Texas, Singer
Luther Allison1939-1997Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Mose Allison1927-2016New York, Piano, Vocals
Duane Allman1946-1971Blues-rock, Guitar
Phil and Dave Alvin
Albert Ammons1907-1949Chicago, Piano
Pink Anderson1900-1974Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Archibald1916-1973R&B, Guitar
Amédé Arduin1898-1942Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Louis Armstrong1901-1971Cornet, Vocals
Billy Boy Arnold1935-Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Kokomo Arnold1901-1968Chicago, Singer, Guitar

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DeFord Bailey 1899-1982Harp
LaVern Baker1929-1997Singer
Mickey Baker1925-2012Guitar
Long John Baldry 1941-2005British, Singer
Marcia Ball1949-New Orleans, Piano, Singer
Hank Ballard1927-2003R&B, Singer
Barbecue Bob 1902-1931Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Chris Barber1930-British, Trombone
Dave Bartholemew1920-New Orleans, Trumpet, Producer, Songwriter
Lou Ann Barton1954-Texas, Singer
Nathan Beauregard
Jeff Beck1944-British, Guitar
Carey Bell1936-2007Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Fred Below1926-1988Chicago, Drums
Tab Benoit
Gladys Bentley1907-1960New York, Singer,
Buster Benton1932-1996Singer, Guitar
Chuck Berry1926-R&B, Guitar, Vocals
Lady Bianca1953West Coast, Piano, Vocals
Eric Bibb 1951- Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Elvin Bishop1942-Chicago, Guitar
Scrapper Blackwell 1903-1962 Guitar, Vocals
Blind Blake1896-1934 Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Bobby 'Blue' Bland1930-2013Memphis, Singer
Mike Bloomfield1943-1981Blues-rock, Guitar
Lucille Bogan1897-1948Singer
Gary US Bonds1942-Rock ‘n’ Blues, Singer
Joe Bonamassa1977- Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Graham Bond1937-1974British, Singer, Sax, Keyboards
Marcus Bonfanti
Juke Boy Bonner1932-1978Texas, Singer, Guitar
Charley Booker1925-1989Delta, Guitar, Vocals
James Booker1939-1983New Orleans, Piano, Singer
Eddie Boyd1914-1994Piano, Vocals
Ishman Bracey1901-1970Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Tiny Bradshaw1907-1958Bandleader, Vocals
Jackie Brenston1930-1979Rock ‘n’ Blues, Sax, Singer
Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges1963
John Brim1922-2003Chicago, Guitar, Singer,
Hadda Brooks1916-2002Singer, Piano
Big Bill Broonzy1893-1958 Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Buster Brown1911-1976New York, Vocals, Harp
Charles Brown1922-1999 West Coast, Piano, Vocals
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown1924-2005Texas, Fiddle, Vocals
Nappy Brown1929-2008Singer
Roy Brown1925-1981Singer
Ruth Brown1928-2006R&B, Singer
Willie Brown1900-1952Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Bob Brozman1954-2013Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Jack Bruce1943-2014British, Bass
Roy Buchanan1939-1988Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Bumble Bee Slim1905-1968Chicago, Singer, Guitar
Buckwheat Zydeco1947- 2016Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Eric Burdon1941-British, Singer
Ken Burns 1953- Film-maker
Cedric Burnside1978-Drums
RL Burnside 1926-2005Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Charlie 'Uke Kid' Burse1901-1965Memphis, Guitar, Ukelele
George 'Wild Child' Butler1936-2005Harp, Vocals
Butterbeans and SusieN/ASinger
Paul Butterfield1942-1987Blues-rock, Harp, Vocals

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JJ Cale1938-2013West Coast, Singer, Guitar
John Campbell1952-1993Texas, Singer, Guitar
Gus Cannon1883-1979 Memphis, Banjo, Jug
Carolina Slim1923-1953Piedmont, Guitar
Leroy Carr1905-1935Piano, Vocals,
Sister Wynona Carr1924-1976Singer
Bo Carter1892-1964Delta, Singer, Guitar
Tommy Castro1955-West Coast, Singer, Guitar
Catfish Keith1962-Singer, Guitar
John Cephas1930-2009Piedmont, Vocals, Guitar
Good Rockin' Charles1933-1989Chicago, Harp
Ray Charles1930-2004Singer, Piano,
Sam Chatmon1897-1983 Delta, Vocals, Guitar
Boozoo Chavis1930-2001Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Clifton Chenier1925-1987Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Eric Clapton1945- British, Vocals, Guitar
Gary Clark Jr.1984-Singer, Guitar
WC Clark1939- Texas, Singer, Guitar
William Clarke1951-1996Harp, Singer
Doc Clayton1898-1947Chicago, Singer, Songwriter
Clarence Clemens1942-2011 Sax
Joe Cocker1944-2014Singer
Jaybird Coleman1896-1950Vocals, Harp
Albert Collins1932-1993Texas, Vocals, Guitar
Sam Collins 1887-1949Delta, Vocals, Guitar
Shirley Collins1935-British, Singer
Ry Cooder1947-West Coast, Vocals, Guitar,
Johnny Copeland1937-1997Texas, Singer, Guitar
Shemekia Copeland
Elizabeth Cotten 1895-1987Vocals, Banjo, Guitar
James Cotton1935-Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Don Covay
Ida Cox1896-1967Divas, Singer
Robert Cray1953- Blues-rock, Vocals, Guitar
Pee-Wee Crayton1914-1985West Coast, Vocals, Guitar
Steve Cropper1941-Memphis, Guitar
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup1905-1974Chicago, Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter
Shannon Curfman1985- Vocals, Guitar

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Johnny Watson aka. Daddy Stovepipe1867-1973Singer, Guitar, Harp
Julius Daniel1901-1947Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Cyril Davies1932-1964British, Vocals, Harp
Rev. Gary Davis1896-1972Piedmont, Guitar
Guy Davis1951Singer, Guitar
James 'Thunderbird' Davis1938-1992Singer
Blind John Davis1913-1985 Chicago, Piano, Vocals
Mamie 'Galore' Davis 1940-2001R&B, Singer
Walter Davis1912-1963St. Louis, Piano
Cow Cow Davenport 1894-1955? Piano
Jimmy Dawkins1936-2013Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
John Delafose1939-1994Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Bo Diddley1928-2008R&B, Vocals, Guitar
Willie Dixon1915-1992Chicago, Bass, Songwriter
Lefty Dizz1937-1993Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Fats Domino1928- R&B, Vocals, Piano
Lonnie Donegan1931-2002British, Vocals, Guitar
Thomas A Dorsey 1899-1993 Vocals, Piano
Lee Dorsey1924-1986New Orleans, Singer
Driftin' Slim1919-1977Harp, Vocals
Chris Duarte1968- Texas, Vocals, Guitar
Donald 'Duck' Dunn1941-2012Bass
'Champion Jack' Dupree1909-1992 New Orleans, Vocals, Piano

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Snooks Eaglin1936-2009New Orleans, Vocals, Guitar
Ronnie Earl1953-Blues Rock, Guitar
Dave 'Honeyboy' Edwards1915-2011Delta, Vocals, Guitar
Big Chief Ellis1914-1977New York, Piano, Vocals
Queen Sylvia Embry1941-1992Chicago, Bass, Vocals
Ahmet Ertegun1923-2006Label Owner
Sleepy John Estes 1899-1977 Memphis, Vocals, Guitar

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John Fahey1939-2001Label Owner, Guitar,
Andy Fairweather-Low1948British, Guitar, Singer
Samantha Fish
Ella Fitzgerald1917-1996Singer
Kirk Fletcher1975
Frankie Ford1939-New Orleans, Singer, Piano
Robben Ford1951-Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Leroy 'Baby Face' Foster1923-1958Chicago, Drums,
Left-Hand Frank1935-1992Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Fujii1956-Guitar, Singer
Blind Boy Fuller 1907-1941Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Lowell Fulson1921-1999West Coast, Guitar, Vocals
Jesse Fuller
Anson Funderburgh 1954- Texas, Guitar, Vocals

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Bob Gaddy1924-1997Piano, Vocals
Earl Gaines1935-R&B, Singer
Roy Gaines1934-Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Rory Gallagher 1948-1995Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Cecil Gant1913-1951West Coast, Piano, Vocals
Rev J M Gates1884-1945Preacher
Lowell George1945-1979West Coast, Guitar, Vocals
Rosco Gordon1928??-2002Memphis, Piano, Vocals
Jazz Gillum1904-1966Chicago, Harp, Singer
Guitar Slim1926-1959New Orleans, Guitar, Vocals
Cal Green1937-2004West Coast, Guitar
Lil Green1919-1954Singer
Peter Green1946-British, Guitar, Vocals
Guitar Shorty1939-Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Arthur Gunter1926-1976Guitar, Vocals
Buddy Guy1936-Chicago, Guitar, Vocals

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John Hammond Jr.1942-Delta, Guitar, Harp, Vocals
WC Handy1873-1958 Songwriter, Piano
Pat Hare1930-1980Memphis, Guitar
Harmonica Frank1908-1984Rock ‘n’ Blues, Harp, Singer
Ben Harper1969-Singer, Guitar
Slim Harpo1924-1970Swamp, Songwriter, Harp, Vocals
Corey Harris1959-Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Don 'Sugarcane' Harris1938-1999R&B, Violin, Songwriter,
Wynonie Harris1915-1969 West Coast, Vocals, Drums
Wilbert Harrison1929-1994R&B, Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart1963-Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Beth Hart
Keef Hartley1944-2011British, Drums
Alex Harvey1935-1982 British, Singer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins 1929-2000R&B, Guitar, Vocals
Jeff Healey1966-2008Blues-rock, Guitar, Singer
Lucille Hegamin1894-1970Divas, Singer
Jessie Mae Hemphill1935-2006Singer, Guitar
Jimi Hendrix1942-1970Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Blind Joe Hill
ZZ Hill1935-1984Guitar, Vocals
Billie Holiday1915-1959Singer, Songwriter
Jools Holland1958-British, Piano
Earl Hooker1929-1970Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
John Lee Hooker1917-2001Guitar, Vocals
Lightnin' Hopkins1912-1982Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Nicky Hopkins1944-1994British, Piano
Shakey Horton1917-1981Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Son House1902-1988Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Peg-Leg Howell1888-1966Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
'Papa' Harvey Hull1887-19??Singer, Guitar
Helen Humes1913-1981Singer
Alberta Hunter1895-1984Divas, Singer
Ivory Joe Hunter1914-1974West Coast, Piano, Vocals, songwriter
Mississippi John Hurt 1893-1966Delta, Guitar, Vocals
J B Hutto1926-1983Chicago, Guitar, Vocals

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Cat Iron1896-1958

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Papa Charlie Jackson1887-1938Guitar, Singer
Elmore James1918-1963Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Etta James1938-2012R&B, Singer
Homesick James1905?-2006Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Skip James1902-1969Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Frankie 'Half Pint' Jaxon1897-1953Chicago, Singer
Blind Lemon Jefferson1893-1929Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Doctor John1940-New Orleans, Vocals, Piano
Little Willie John1937-1968Singer
Big Jack Johnson1940-2011Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Blind Willie Johnson1902-1947Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Johnnie Johnson1924-2005Piano
Larry Johnson1938-Piedmont, Guitar
Lonnie Johnson 1899?-1970Chicago, Guitar
Luther ‘Guitar Junior’ Johnson
Luther 'Snake Boy' Johnson1934-1976Guitar, Vocals
Pete Johnson1903-1957Piano
Robert Johnson1911-1938Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Tommy Johnson1896-1956Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Booker T Jones1944-Memphis, Keyboards
Curtis Jones 1906-1971Chicago, Vocals, Piano
Floyd Jones1917-1989Chicago, Guitar, Singer
JW Jones1980-
Little Hat Jones1899-1981Guitar, Vocals
Little Johnny Jones1924-1964Chicago, Vocals, Piano
Laurence Jones
Paul Jones1942- British, Harp, Singer
Paul ‘Wine’ Jones1946-2005Guitar, Singer
Janis Joplin1943-1970Blues-rock, Singer
Louis Jordan1908-1975R&B, Sax, Vocals

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Jorma Kaukonen1940- Piedmont, Guitar
Ernie K-Doe1936-2001New Orleans, Singer
Jo Ann Kelly1944-1990British, Vocals, Guitar
Willie Kent1930-2006Chicago, Bass, Vocals
Junior Kimbrough1930-1998Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Big Daddy Kinsey1927-2001Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Albert King1923-1992Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
B.B.King1925- 2015Guitar, Vocals
Chris Thomas King1964-Guitar, Singer
Earl King1934-2003Singer
Freddie King1934-1976 Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Little Jimmy King1968-2002Guitar
King King
Marcus King Band
Danny Kirwan1950-Guitar
Cub Koda1948-2000 Guitar, Vocals
Alexis Korner1928-1984British, Vocals, Guitar
Smokin' Joe Kubek

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Paul Lamb1955-British, Harp
Sonny Landreth1951-Zydeco, Guitar
Ronnie Lane1946-1997British, Vocals, Bass
Jonny Lang1981-Guitar, Vocals
Hugh Laurie1959-British, Vocals, Piano
Johnny Laws1943-Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Lafayette Leake1919-1990Chicago, Piano
Huddie 'Lead Belly' Ledbetter1888-1949Guitar, Vocals
Rosie Ledet1971- Zydeco, Accordion, Vocals
Alvin Lee1944-2013British, Vocals, Guitar
Lovie Lee1909-1997Chicago, Piano, Vocals
Iry LeJeune1928-1955Zydeco, Accordion, Singer
J B Lenior1929-1967Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Cousin Leroy1925-2008New York, Singer, Harp
Lazy Lester1933-Swamp, Singer, Harp
Furry Lewis1893-1981Memphis, Vocals, Guitar
Meade 'Lux' Lewis1905-1964Chicago, Piano
Noah Lewis1895-1961Memphis, Harp, Jug Bands
Smiley Lewis1913-1966New Orleans, Singer, Guitar
Joe Liggins1915-1987 West Coast, Piano, Vocals
Papa George Lightfoot1924-1971Delta, Harp, Vocals
Lightnin' Slim1913-1974Swamp, Guitar, Vocals
Charley Lincoln1900-1963Piedmont, Singer, Guitar
Aynsley Lister
Little Sonny1932- Singer, Harp
Johnny Littlejohn1931-1994Chicago, Guitar, Singer
Mance Lipscomb1895-1976Texas, Singer, Guitar
Robert Jr. Lockwood1915-2006Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Lonesome Sundown1928-1995Swamp, Guitar, Singer
JB Long
Professor Longhair1918-1980New Orleans, Vocals, Piano
Joe Hill Louis1921-1957Memphis, Singer, Guitar
Louisiana Red1936-2012Delta, Singer, Guitar
Willie Love1906-1953Delta, Vocals, Piano

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Willie Mabon1925-1985Chicago, Piano, Vocals
Lonnie Mack1941-Guitar
Magic Sam1937-1969Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Magic Slim1937-2013Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Taj Mahal1942-Guitar, Singer
Harvey Mandel1945-Blues Rock, Guitar
Sallie Martin1895-1988Diva
Sara Martin1884-1955Diva
Rob Mason1951- British, Harp, Vocals
Brother Joe May1912-1972Singer
Imelda May1974-Singer
John Mayall1933-British, Keyboards, Harp, Vocals
Big Maybelle1924-1972Singer
Percy Mayfield1920-1984 R&B, Piano, Songwriter, Vocals
Tommy McClennan1908-unknownDelta, Guitar, Singer
'Papa' Charlie McCoy1909-1950Chicago, Guitar, Mandolin
Kansas Joe McCoy1905-1950Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Robert McCoy1910-1978Piano, Singer
Jimmy McCracklin1921-2012West Coast, Piano, Vocals
Hattie McDaniel1895-1952Diva
Mississippi Fred McDowell1904-1972Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Brownie McGhee 1915-1996Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
'Stick' McGhee1917-1961Guitar, Singer
Chantel McGregorBritish, Guitar, Vocals
Tony TS McPhee1944- British, Guitar, Vocals
Jay McShann1916-2006Bandleader, Piano, Vocals
Blind Willie McTell1901-1959Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Memphis Minnie1897-1973Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Memphis Slim1915-1988Chicago, Piano, Vocals
Big Maceo Merriweather1905-1953Chicago, Piano, Singer
Amos Milburn1927-1980West Coast, Piano, Vocals
Rice 'Sonny Boy II' Miller????-1965Delta, Harp, Vocals
Steve Miller1943- West Coast, Singer, Guitar
Lucky Millinder1900-1966R&B
Roy Milton1907-1983R&B, Singer
Little Milton1934-2005Delta, Vocals
Zoot Money1942-British, Keyboards, Vocals
Little Brother Montgomery 1906-1985R&B, Piano, Vocals
John Mooney1955-New Orleans, Vocals, Guitar
Whistlin' Alex Moore1899-1989Texas, Piano, Singer
Dorothy Moore1946-R&B, Singer
Gary Moore1952-2011Blues Rock, Guitar
Monette Moore1902-1962Diva
Van Morrison1945-British, Singer
Jelly Roll Morton
Buddy Moss 1914-1984Piedmont, Guitar, Harp, Vocals
Matt 'Guitar' Murphy 1929-Chicago, Guitar
Charlie Musselwhite1944-Chicago, Harp
Dave Myers 1926-Chicago, Bass, Guitar
Sam Myers1936-2006Chicago, Harp, Singer


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Mark Naftalin1944-Blues-rock, Keyboards
Kenny Neal
Danielle Nicole
Robert Nighthawk 1909-1967Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Hammie Nixon1908-1984Harp

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'St. Louis Jimmy' Oden 1903-1977Piano, Singer
Andrew Odom1936-1991Chicago, Singer
Kid Ory1886-1973Trombone
Johnny Otis1921-2012West Coast, Drums, Producer
Jack Owens1904-1997Guitar, Singer

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Bobby Parker1937-2013Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Junior Parker 1932-1971Memphis, Harp, Vocals
Earl Palmer1924-2008Drums
Ottilie Patterson1932-2011British, Singer
Charley Patton1891?-1934Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Les Paul1915-2009Delta, Guitar, Inventor
Kathleen Pearson
Peg Leg Sam1911-1977Memphis, Harp, Vocals
Pinetop Perkins1913-2011Piano, Vocals
Lucky Peterson1964-New York, Keyboards, Vocals
Brewer Phillips1924-1999Guitar, Vocals
Piano Red1911-1985Piedmont, Piano, Vocals
Piano C Red1933-2013 Chicago, Vocals, Piano
Rod Piazza1947- Harp, Vocals
Lonnie Pitchford1955-1998Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Ben Poole
Ana Popovic1976-Guitar
Jerry Portnoy1943-Chicago, Harp
Duffy Power1941-2014British, Singer
Billy Preston1946-2006R&B, Keyboards, Vocals
Lloyd Price1933- New Orleans, Singer
Sammy Price1908-1992New York, Piano
Louis Prima1910-1978New Orleans, Singer
John Primer1945-Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Snooky Pryor1921-2006Chicago, Harp, Vocals

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Yank Rachell1910-1997Vocals
Bobby Radcliff1951-Guitar, Vocals
Ma Rainey 1886-1939Diva, Singer
Bonnie Raitt1949- West Coast, Vocals, Guitar
Kid Ramos1959-West Coast, Guitar
Johnny Rawls1951-Guitar, Singer
Sugaray RayfordWest Coast, Singer
A C Reed1926-2004Chicago, Vocals, Sax
Jimmy Reed1925-1976 Chicago, Vocals, Guitar
Blind Joe Reynolds1904-1968Singer, Guitar
Tommy Ridgley1925-1999New Orleans, Singer, Piano
Sonny Rhodes1940-Delta, Singer, Guitar
Little Richard1932-R&B, Piano, Vocals
Duke Robillard1948-Vocals, Guitar
Fenton Robinson1935-1997Singer, Guitar
Rockin' Dopsie1932-1993Swamp, Accordion, Singer
Jimmy Rogers1924-1997Chicago, Guitar
The Rolling StonesFormed 1962British
The Royal Southern Brotherhood
Bayless Rose1890-19??Guitar, Singer
Dr. Ross1925-1993Chicago, Harp, Singer
Freddie Roulette1939- Chicago, Guitar
Otis Rush1934- Chicago, Vocals, Guitar
Jimmy Rushing1903-1972Singer
Bobby Rush1940- Chicago, Singer

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Doug Sahm1941-1999Texas, Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals
Mike Sanchez1964-British, Piano, Vocals
Dan Sane1896-1956Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Carlos Santana 1947-Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Charlie Sayles1948-Harp, Singer
Matt Schofield1977-British, Guitar, Vocals
Sari Schorr
Son Seals1942-2004Guitar, Singer
Pete Seeger1919-2014Singer, Guitar, Banjo
Will Shade1898-1966Memphis, Harp, Jug Bands
Robert Shaw1908-1985Texas, Piano, Vocals
Joanne Shaw-Taylor1986-British, Guitar, Vocals
Bobby Sheehan1968-1999Blues-rock, Bass
Kenny Wayne Shepherd1977-Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Shines1915-1992Delta, Guitar, Vocals
J D Short
Ian Siegal1971-
Kim Simmonds1947-British, Guitar
Jarekus Singleton1984-
Henry 'Son' Simms1890-1958Delta, Fiddle
Frankie Lee Sims1917-1970Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Barkin' Bill Smith1928-Chicago, Vocals
Bessie Smith1894-1937Diva, Singer
Clara Smith1894-1935Diva, Singer
George 'Harmonica' Smith1924-1983Harp
Huey 'Piano' Smith1934- New Orleans, Vocals, Piano
Mamie Smith1883-1946Diva, Singer
Moses ‘Whispering’ Smith1932-1984Swamp Blues, Harp, Vocals
Pinetop Smith1904-1929Piano
Willie-Mae Ford Smith 1904-1994Singer
Blue Smitty
Smokey Smothers1929-1993Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Otis Spann1930-1970Chicago, Piano, Vocals
Speckled Red1892-1973Memphis, Piano, Vocals
Chris Spedding1944-British, Guitar
Joseph Spence1910-1984Guitar, Vocals
Jeremy Spencer1948-British, Guitar
Victoria Spivey1906-1976Diva, Singer
Houston Stackhouse1910- 1980Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Roebuck 'Pops' Staples1915-2000Guitar, Vocals
Seasick Steve1941?-Guitar, Vocals
Ian 'Stu' Stewart1938-1985Piano
Frank Stokes1988-1935Delta, Guitar, Singer
Chris Strachwitz1931-Label Owner
Angela Strehli1945- Texas, Singer
Studebaker John1952-Chicago, Guitar
Sugar Blue1949-Harp, Vocals
Hubert Sumlin1931-2011Chicago, Guitar
Sunnyland Slim1907-1995Chicago, Piano
Super Chikan1951- Delta, Guitar, Singer
Freddie Spruell1893-1956Guitar, Singer
Roosevelt Sykes1906-1983St. Louis, Piano, Vocals

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T-Model Ford1920-2013Delta, Singer, Guitar
Tampa Red1904-1981Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Tarheel Slim1924-1977Guitar, Vocals
Baby Tate1916-1972Piedmont, Singer, Guitar
Tommy Tate1944-Singer
Dick Taylor1943- British, Guitar
Eddie 'Playboy' Taylor1923-1985Chicago, Guitar
Eva Taylor 1895-1977Diva, Singer
Hound Dog Taylor1915-1975Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Koko Taylor1935-2009Chicago, Singer
Sam 'The Man' Taylor1916-199?New York, Sax
Susan Tedeschi1970-Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Johnny 'Geechie' Temple1906-1968Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Sonny Terry1911-1986Piedmont, Harp, Vocals
Jimmy Thackery1953-
Sister Rosetta Tharpe1915?-1973Guitar, Vocals
Sandi Thom
James 'Son' Thomas1926-1993Guitar, Singer
Rufus Thomas1917-2001Memphis, Singer
Tabby Thomas1929-2014Swamp, Singer, Piano
Big Mama Thornton1926-1984West Coast, Vocals, Harp
George Thorogood 1950-Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Ali Farka Toure1939-2006
Allen Toussaint 1938-2015New Orleans, Piano, Producer, songwriter
Henry Townsend1909-2006St Louis, Guitar, Vocals
Walter Trout1942-Blues-rock, Guitar, Vocals
Robin Trower1945-Blues-rock, Guitar
Derek Trucks1979-Guitar
Tommy Tucker1933-1982 R&B, Singer
Big Joe Turner1911-1985New York, Singer
Ike Turner1931-2007Memphis, Guitar, Producer
Otha Turner1907-2003Fife and Drum
Ruby Turner1958- British, Singer
TV Slim1916-1969Swamp Blues, Guitar, Vocals

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Jimmie Vaughan1951-Texas, Guitar
Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1990Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson1917-1988R&B, Sax, Vocals
Walter Vinson1901-1975Delta, Singer, Guitar
Dave Van Ronk1936-2002Piedmont, Singer, Guitar

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Joe Louis Walker1949-Guitar, Vocals
Johnny 'Big Moose' Walker1929-Chicago, Piano, Guitar, Bass
T-Bone Walker1910-1975West Coast, Guitar, Vocals
Willie Walker
Sippie Wallace1898-1986Diva, Singer
Mickey Waller1941-2008British, Drums
Little Walter 1930-1968Chicago, Harp
Mercy Dee Walton1915-1962West Coast, Piano, vocals
Clara Ward1924-1973Singer
Washboard Sam1910-1966Chicago, Vocals, Washboard
Washboard Willie1909-1991Singer, Washboard
Dinah Washington1924-1963New York, Singer
Ethel Waters 1896-1977Diva, Singer
Muddy Waters1915-1983Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Johnny 'Guitar' Watson1935-1996West Coast, Guitar, Vocals
Curley Weaver1906-1962Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Sylvester Weaver1897-1960Guitar, Vocals
'Boogie Bill' Webb1924-1990Swamp, Guitar, Singer
Stan Webb1946-British, Guitar Vocals
Pete Welding
Junior Wells 1934-1998Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Leslie West1945- Blues-rock, GuitarVocals
Peetie Wheatstraw1902-1941St. Louis, Piano, Vocals
James Wheeler1937-Chicago, Guitar, Vocals
Bukka White1909?-1977Memphis, Guitar, Vocals
Jack White1975-Guitar, Vocals
Josh White1914-1969Piedmont, Guitar, Vocals
Tony Joe White1943-Swamp, Guitar, Singer
Joe Willie Wilkins
Big Joe Williams1903-1982Delta, Guitar, Vocals
Clarence Williams1893-1965Piano, Singer
Paul 'Hucklebuck' Williams1915-2002Bandleader, Sax
Robert Pete Williams1914-1980Swamp, Guitar, Vocals
John Lee 'Sonny Boy' Williamson 1914-1948Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Weepin' Willie1926- ??Singer
Al Wilson1943-1970Guitar, Vocals
Edith Wilson1896-1981Diva, Singer
Hop Wilson1927-1975Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Kim Wilson1951-Texas, Harp, Vocals
Smokey Wilson1936- West Coast, Guitar
Tal Winkenfeld1984-Bass
Rev. Robert Wilkins
Joe Willie Wilkins1923-1979Memphis, Guitar
Johnny Winter1944-2014Texas, Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Witherspoon1923-1997R&B, Singer
Howlin' Wolf1910-1976Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Carolyn Wonderland1972- Texas, Guitar, Singer
Ronnie Wood1947-British, Guitar
Link Wray1929-2005Blues-rock, Guitar
Big John Wrencher1923-1977Chicago, Harp, Vocals
Billy Wright1932-1991Rock n Blues, Singer

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Jimmy Yancey1894-1951Chicago, Piano
Mighty Joe Young1927-1999Singer, Guitar
Johnny Young

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