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 1979

The guitar player book
Revised and updated edition
By the editors of Guitar Player Magazine
New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1979, 403 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Allman, Duane (b. 1946 d. 1971)   guitar, rock & roll guitar
  Almeida, Laurindo (b. 1917)   guitar, lute
  Atkins, Chet [Chester Burton] (b. 1924)   guitar, rhthym guitar
  Barnes, George Warren (b. 1921 d. 1977)   guitar, arranger
  Bauer, Billy [William Henry] (b. 1915)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Baxter, Jeff "Skunk" (b. 1948)   guitar, record producer
  Beck, Jeff (b. 1944)   rock guitar
  Benson, George (b. 1943)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Berry, Chuck (b. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Bishop, Elvin (b. 1942)   blues guitar
  Blake, Norman (b. 1938)   guitar, session musician
  Bloomfield, Mike (b. 1943 d. 1981)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Boggs, Noel (b. 1917 d. 1974)   guitar, steel guitar
  Bream, Julian (Alexander) (b. 1933)   alaude, guitar
  Bromberg, David (b. 1945)   folksinger, songwriter
  Bruce, Jack (b. 1943)   bass (instrument), bass guitar
  Buchanan, Roy (b. 1939 d. 1988)   blues-rock guitarist, guitar
  Burton, James (b. 1939)   conductor, country-rock pioneer
  Campbell, Glen (Travis) (b. 1936)   country music singer, guitar
  Chalker, Curly (b. 1931)   steel guitar
  Clapton, Eric (b. 1945)   composer, guitar
  Clark, Roy (Linwood) (b. 1933)   bass (instrument), singer
  Clarke, Stanley (Marvin) (b. 1951)   bass (instrument), bass
  Coryell, Larry (b. 1943)   guitar, jazz and fusion guitarist
  Danko, Rick (b. 1943)   bass, singer
  Di Meola, Al (b. 1954)   fusion-guitarist, composer
  Eddy, Duane (b. 1938)   rock & roll guitar
  Ellis, Herb (b. 1921)   guitar
  Emmons, Buddy (b. 1937)   steel guitar
  Fahey, John (Aloysius) (b. 1939)   guitar, composer
  Farlow, Tal [Talmadge Holt] (b. 1921)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Frampton, Peter Kenneth (b. 1950)   guitar, singer
  Garcia, Jerry (b. 1942)   singer, songwriter
  Hall, Jim [James Stanley] (b. 1930)   jazz guitar
  Hendrix, Jimi [James Marshall] (b. 1942 d. 1970)   guitar, rock singer
  Johnston, Tom (a. 1973)   guitar
  Jones, John Paul (b. 1946)   arranger, bassist
  Kaye, Carol (b. 1935)   electric bass, guitar
  Kessel, Barney [Bernard] (b. 1923)   guitar, jazz guitar
  King, Albert (b. 1923 d. 1992)   bluesman, guitar
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  King, Freddie (b. 1934 d. 1976)   bluesman, vocals
  Kottke, Leo (b. 1945)   folk guitarist, songwriter
  Lesh, Phil (b. 1940)   bass guitar
  Lorimer, Michael (b. 1946)   guitar
  Martino, Pat (b. 1944)   jazz guitar, fusion-guitarist
  McAuliffe, Leon [William Leon] (b. 1917 d. 1988)   steel guitar, vocals
  McLaughlin, John (b. 1942)   jazz guitar, rock guitar
  Miller, Steve (b. 1943)   guitar, songwriter
  Montgomery, Monk [William Howard] (b. 1921 d. 1982)   bass guitar, bass
  Montgomery, Wes [John Leslie] (b. 1923 d. 1968)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Montoya, Carlos Garcia (b. 1903 d. 1993)   flamenco guitarist
  Moore, Scotty [Winfield Scott] (b. 1927)   rock guitar
  Mottola, Tony (b. 1918)   guitar, orchestra
  Osborne, Mary (b. 1921 d. 1992)   guitar, singer
  Page, Jimmy [James Patrick] (b. 1944)   guitar, rock guitar
  Pass, Joe (b. 1929)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Paul, Les (b. 1915)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Porter, Tiran   drummer
  Rainey, Chuck [Charles W., III] (b. 1940)   bass (instrument), bass guitar
  Raitt, Bonnie (b. 1949)   blues singer, guitar
  Reinhardt, Django (b. 1910 d. 1953)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Richards, Keith (b. 1943)   composer, guitar
  Ritenour, Lee [Mack] (b. 1952)   composer, arranger
  Roberts, Howard (Mancel) (b. 1929 d. 1992)   G [=?], guitar
  Robertson, Robbie [Jaime] (b. 1944)   guitar, vocals
  Sabicas (b. 1912 d. 1990)   guitar
  Segovia, Andres (b. 1893 d. 1987)   chitarra, chitarrista
  Simmons, Patrick (b. 1950)   guitar
  Taylor, Tut [Robert] (b. 1923)   guitar, mandolin
  Travis, Merle (Robert) (b. 1917 d. 1983)   country music singer, guitar
  Walker, T-Bone (b. 1910 d. 1975)   guitar, singer
  Walsh, Joe (b. 1947)   guitar, rock guitar
  Watson, Doc (b. 1923)   country music singer, guitar
  Williams, John (Christoph) (b. 1942)   guitar
  Winter, Johnny [John Dawson] (b. 1944)   blues guitar, rock guitar
  Wyman, Bill (b. 1936)   bass guitar

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