Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer, born in Ballyshannon, Ireland on March 2nd, 1948. Rory Gallagher developed a great interest in American music at a very young age through radio stations which broadcasted blues and jazz acts, such as Radio Luxembourg, some BBC programs and AFN, the latter…

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter from Hazlehurst, Mississippi. and probably the most iconic figure of the blues scene. His song “Sweet Home Chicago” is considered as a blues classic and was notably covered by John Belushi and Dan Ayckroyd in the critically-acclaimed movie¬†The Blues Brothers. Born in May 8 1911, Robert Johnson first…

Howlin’ Wolf

Chester Arthur Burnett was born on June 10, 1910 near West Point, Mississippi. The young Chester worked in the cotton fields with his father where he got introduced to blues music which was very popular within the African-American community at the time. In 1930, Chester met Charley Patton who¬†taught him how to play guitar. Chester…