Famous Black Guitarists

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician
B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925, American
Singer-songwriter

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Singer

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18 October 1926, American
Guitarist

Darius RuckerDarius Rucker
13 May 1966, American
Singer, Guitarist

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
04 April 1913, American
Musician
Israel HoughtonIsrael Houghton
19 May 1971, American
Singer-songwriter

Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
03 June 1942, American
Singer, Guitarist

Danger MouseDanger Mouse
29 July 1977, American
Musician
Mona LisaMona Lisa
20 November 1979, American
Singer-Songwriter

Charley PrideCharley Pride
18 March 1934, American
Singer
QuestloveQuestlove
20 January 1971, American
Musician

Michael KiwanukaMichael Kiwanuka
03 May 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

D'AngeloD'Angelo
11 February 1974, American
Singer-songwriter

Bobby WomackBobby Womack
04 March 1944, American
Singer

Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
10 June 1910, American
Singer
Eric BenétEric Benét
15 October 1966, American
Singer-songwriter

Bo DiddleyBo Diddley
30 December 1928, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer

LabrinthLabrinth
04 January 1989, British
Musician

Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading
09 December 1950, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record
Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
06 March 1923, American
Musician

DJ QuikDJ Quik
18 January 1970, American
Rapper
SantigoldSantigold
25 September 1976, American
Singer-songwriter

William DuVallWilliam DuVall
06 September 1967, American
Musician

Sylvia RobinsonSylvia Robinson
06 March 1935, American
Singer
Kele OkerekeKele Okereke
13 October 1981, British
Musician

Solomon BurkeSolomon Burke
21 March 1940, American
Singer, Priest, Guitarist, Songwriter, Composer
Albert CollinsAlbert Collins
01 October 1932, American
Musician

Nathan EastNathan East
08 December 1955, American
Bassist, Jazz musician

Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
08 March 1892, American
Singer
Charley PattonCharley Patton
31 March 1891, American
Musician

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Elmore JamesElmore James
27 January 1918, American
Guitarist
Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy
26 June 1893, American
Singer

Ali Farka TouréAli Farka Touré
31 October 1939, Somalian
Musician

Jimmy RogersJimmy Rogers
03 June 1924, American
Singer

Pops StaplesPops Staples
28 December 1914, American
Musician
Jonathan ButlerJonathan Butler
10 October 1961, South African
Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Guitarist, Jazz
Luther AllisonLuther Allison
17 August 1939, American
Guitarist

Cornell DupreeCornell Dupree
19 December 1942, American
Guitarist

Magic SlimMagic Slim
07 August 1937, American
Musician

Claydes Charles SmithClaydes Charles Smith
06 September 1948, American
Musician
Earl KingEarl King
07 February 1934, American
Musician

Pete CoseyPete Cosey
09 October 1943, American
Guitarist

T-Model FordT-Model Ford
24 June 1923, American
Musician

Louisiana RedLouisiana Red
23 March 1932, American
Guitarist

Mighty Joe YoungMighty Joe Young
23 September 1927, American
Musician
Eddie KirklandEddie Kirkland
16 August 1923, Jamaican
Guitarist

Honeyboy EdwardsHoneyboy Edwards
28 June 1915, American
Guitarist
Tommy JohnsonTommy Johnson
31 December 1896, American
American musician

Johnny WatsonJohnny Watson
03 February 1935, American
Musician

Leroy BonnerLeroy Bonner
14 March 1943, American
Musician