Guess Who This Is

92 Persons in the Guitar Center RockWalk:

Location:
Guitar Center's Hollywood RockWalk
7425 Sunset Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90046
Web Site:

Ace Frehley

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Daniel Frehley
Nickname(s):
the Spaceman
SpaceAce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitarist for the group KISS. Albums Frehley's Comet, Second Sighting. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a member of KISS.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of KISS.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: KISS for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alice Cooper

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Damon Furnier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead for his band Alice Cooper. Song Poison. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Television movie Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of Alice Cooper.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 2 December 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ann Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Dustin Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and flute. Band Heart. Guitar Center RockWalk 1986. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of Heart.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Heart for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 September 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Heart for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 September 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

B.B. King

Real/Birth Name:
Riley B. King
Also Known As:
B B King
BB King
Nickname(s):
King of the Blues
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Album King of the Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 1995. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2003. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2006. National Medal of Arts 1990. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 August 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Wolodia Grajonca
Nickname(s):
Wolfgang
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name after coming to New York after World War II. His mother was killed in Auschwitz. A rock concert producer and promoter. Movie Bugsy. Killed in a helicopter crash. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992.

Bo Diddley

Real/Birth Name:
Ellas Otha Bates
Also Known As:
Ellas Bates McDaniel
Nickname(s):
The Originator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Ellas Otha Bates. Later, adopted by mother's cousin, took name McDaniel. Song Hey Bo Diddley. Known for his homemade rectangular-shaped guitar and his signature rhythm beat. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Bob Seger

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clark Seger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and guitar. Song (and album) Like a Rock used as a theme for Chevrolet truck advertisements. Group Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004. Guitar Center RockWalk 1994. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2012. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street as a member of band: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 March 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1750 Vine Street as a member of band: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 March 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bonnie Raitt

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Lynn Raitt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Song I Can't Make You Love Me. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Blues Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 19 March 2002.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bootsy Collins

Real/Birth Name:
William Earl Collins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
Younger than Catfish Collins by 6 or 7 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist, band Parliament-Funkadelic aka band P-Funk. Group Pacemakers. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Parliament-Funkadelic.

Brian Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Douglas Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Carl Wilson by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Dennis Wilson by 2 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2004. California Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street as a member of band: The Beach Boys for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Buddy Guy

Real/Birth Name:
George Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Albums Stone Crazy!, Damn Right, I've Got the Blues. Owner of Chicago club Buddy Guy's Legends. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2005. Blues Hall of Fame 1985. Guitar Center RockWalk 1995. National Medal of Arts 2003. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Kennedy Center Honors 2012. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Buddy Holly

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Hardin Holley
Also Known As:
Buddy Holley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in a plane crash with Ritchie Valens, JP Richardson aka "Big Bopper". Formed early rock group The Crickets. Songs Oh Boy!, That'll Be the Day, Peggy Sue, Everyday. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1994. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. West Texas Walk of Fame 1979. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Crickets.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007 as a member of The Crickets.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008 as a member of The Crickets.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Crickets.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1986 as a member of The Crickets.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 September 2011.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Buddy Rich

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Rich
Also Known As:
Bernard "Buddy" Rich
Nickname(s):
Buddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1974. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.

Carl Perkins

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Lee Perkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Blue Suede Shoes. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1985. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. (Due to his influence on music). Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014.

Carlos Santana

Real/Birth Name:
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana
Also Known As:
Santana
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Group Santana. Albums Santana, Abraxas, Shaman. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. International Guitar Hall of Fame. California Hall of Fame 2011. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of Santana.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 17 August 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Carole King

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Joan Klein
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Gerry Goffin by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Will You Love Me Tomorrow performed by The Shirelles. Songs You've Got a Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, The Loco-Motion, It's Too Late. Album Tapestry. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2013. Kennedy Center Honors 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6906 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 December 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Chet Atkins

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Burton Atkins
Also Known As:
Mister Guitar
The Country Gentleman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly respected guitarist and producer. Album The Essential Chet Atkins. Song Jam Man. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002. Country Music Hall of Fame 1973. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1995. Grand Ole Opry. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1994.

Chris Squire

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Russell Edward Squire
Nickname(s):
Fish
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Yes. Song Owner of a Lonely Heart. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1994 as a member of Yes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of Yes.

Chuck Berry

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock and Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Created the Rock and Roll style for guitar playing. Also the "duck walk". Songs Johnny B. Goode, Nadine, Roll Over Beethoven, Rock and Roll Music, Maybellene. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1985. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986. Kennedy Center Honors 2000. Guitar Center RockWalk 1986. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 October 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6504 Delmar Boulevard.

Curtis Mayfield

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Lee Mayfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Impressions. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1993. Guitar Center RockWalk 2008. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2000. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of The Impressions.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Impressions.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Impressions.

Dick Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wagstaff Clark
Nickname(s):
America's Oldest Teenager
The World's Oldest Teenager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show American Bandstand. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Television Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dick Dale

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Monsour
Nickname(s):
King of the Surf Guitar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Surf music guitarist - he uses a right-hand guitar, strung for the right hand, but uses it upside-down, strumming with his left hand. Also a drummer and trumpeter. Song Misirlou appears in movie Pulp Fiction. Song Pipeline. His fans call themselves Dick Heads. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Surfing Walk of Fame 2011. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Dimebag Darrell

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Lance Abbott
Also Known As:
Dimebag
Diamond Darrell
Nickname(s):
Dime
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Vinnie Paul by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Glam/thrash metal group Pantera. Album Cowboys from Hell. Group Damageplan. Shot and killed while on stage December 8, 2004. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Duane Eddy

Real/Birth Name:
Duane Eddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Song Rebel Rouser. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Eddie Van Halen

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Van Halen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Valerie Bertinelli by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for group Van Halen. Song Respect the Wind used in movie Twister. Guitar Center RockWalk 1985. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Van Halen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Van Halen.

Elvis Presley

Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
twin brother of
The same age as Jesse Presley.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Priscilla Presley by 10 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blue Suede Shoes, Jailhouse Rock. Movie Blue Hawaii. Died of a drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Mon Ami Gabi restaurant; ceremony: 2 February 2016.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Ernie Ball

Real/Birth Name:
Roland Sherwood Ball
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Manufacturer of Ernie Ball guitar strings. Guitar Center RockWalk 1992.

Frank Zappa

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Vincent Zappa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 17 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
husband of
Gail Zappa, until he died.
Older than Gail Zappa by 4 years.
uncle of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founded the group The Mothers of Invention, then on his own. Song Valley Girl with daughter Moon Zappa. Album Jazz from Hell won a Grammy Award. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1994. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Gene Krupa

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Bertram Krupa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Modern Drummer Hall of Fame 1978. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1983. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1972. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.

George Martin

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Martin
Also Known As:
Sir George Martin
Nickname(s):
the Fifth Beatle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced the albums of the Beatles. Produced theme songs Goldfinger, Live and Let Die. Made a Knight Bachelor in 1996. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 1994. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1987.

Ginger Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Edward Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for group Cream. Name Ginger refers to his hair color. Album Fresh Cream. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of Cream.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Cream.

Grace Slick

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Barnett Wing
Nickname(s):
The Chrome Nun
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of Jefferson Airplane.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of Jefferson Starship.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of Jefferson Airplane.

Gregg Allman

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Lenoir Allman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Cher by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Duane Allman by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Founded band The Allman Brothers Band. Album Searching for Simplicity. Guitar Center RockWalk 1987. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2006. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.

Herbie Hancock

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jeffrey Hancock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Multiple Grammy awards. Album The Essential Herbie Hancock. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Guitar Center RockWalk 2003. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1993. Kennedy Center Honors 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014. Movie Valerian and the Ciry of a Thousand Planets Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 September 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ike Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Ike Wister Turner
Also Known As:
Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tina Turner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Ike & Tina Turner. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits. Death ruled a drug overdose on cocaine. Blues Hall of Fame 2005. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of Ike & Tina Turner.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Delmar Boulevard.

Isaac Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Lee Hayes Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 10 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Hot Buttered Soul, Black Moses. Song Theme from Shaft from movie Shaft. Movies It Could Happen to You, Ninth Street, Reindeer Games, I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka, Hustle & Flow. TV shows Stargate SG-1, South Park in the role of Chef. Songs Hold On, I'm Coming, Soul Man. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1994. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Jackie Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Excitement
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Lonely Teardrops. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013.

James Brown

Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Brown Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Godfather of Soul
The Hardest Working Man in Show Business
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I Got You (I Feel Good). Served 26 months for a high speed chase, in Georgia, 1988. Charter member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2000. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 2003. Guitar Center RockWalk 1992. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1983. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2011. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 10 January 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

James Burton

Real/Birth Name:
James Burton
Nickname(s):
Master of the Telecaster
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2007.

Janis Joplin

Real/Birth Name:
Janis Lyn Joplin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album The Essential Janis Joplin. Died of a drug overdose (heroin.) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 4 November 2013.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jeff Beck

Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Arnold Beck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Member of band The Yardbirds. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009. Guitar Center RockWalk 1995. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998 as a member of The Yardbirds.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of The Yardbirds.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lee Lewis
Nickname(s):
The Killer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Rock and roll and country vocalist and pianist. Songs Great Balls of Fire, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, Breathless, High School Confidential. Controversial marriage to his cousin
Myra Gale Brown
who was 13 years old. Guitar Center RockWalk 1988. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008. Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame 2002. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 June 1989.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jimi Hendrix

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Allen Hendrix
Also Known As:
Jimmy James
(renamed at age 2) James Marshall Hendrix
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Purple Haze. Founder and member of group Jimi Hendrix Experience. Albums Are You Experienced?, Electric Ladyland, Axis: Bold as Love. Songs Fire, Manic Depression. His band Band of Gypsys played at Woodstock. Left-handed guitar - played the guitar upside down. UK Music Hall of Fame 2005. Died of a drug reaction to sleeping pills in London. Music City Walk of Fame 2007. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1970. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6627 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 November 1991.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jimmy Page

Real/Birth Name:
James Patrick Page
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist and other instruments. Record producer. Former member British band The Yardbirds. Founded the band Led Zeppelin. Song Stairway to Heaven. Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) awarded 14 December 2005. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993. London Avenue of Stars. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998 as a member of The Yardbirds.
Kennedy Center Honors 2012 as a member of Led Zeppelin.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a member of The Yardbirds.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of Led Zeppelin.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Led Zeppelin.

Joe Cocker

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Cocker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Up Where We Belong, With a Little Help from My Friends. In 2008 he received an OBE. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998.

Joe Satriani

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Satriani
Nickname(s):
Satch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Groups Deep Purple, Chickenfoot. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of Deep Purple.

John Bonham

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Bonham
Nickname(s):
Bonzo
Heinekin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer with band Led Zeppelin. Died by inhaling his own vomit after drinking. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Kennedy Center Honors 2012 as a member of Led Zeppelin.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of Led Zeppelin.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Led Zeppelin.

John Lee Hooker

Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Hooker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth year may be 1912. Songs Boogie Chillen', Crawling King Snake, Dimples, Boom Boom, One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer, I’m in the Mood. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 11 September 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

John Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
John Winston Lennon
Also Known As:
John Winston Ono Lennon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Cynthia Lennon by 1 year.
father of
father of
husband of
Yoko Ono, until he died.
Younger than Yoko Ono by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Rock Group The Beatles. Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Murdered on the street in New York. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 30 September 1988.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Cash

Real/Birth Name:
J.R. Cash
Also Known As:
John R. Cash
Nickname(s):
The Man in Black
J.R.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

step-father of
husband of
June Carter Cash, until her earlier death.
Younger than June Carter Cash by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Folsom Prison Blues, A Boy Named Sue. TV series Little House on the Prairie, North and South. Movie for television Stagecoach. Country Music Hall of Fame 1980. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. Kennedy Center Honors 1996. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977. National Medal of Arts 2001. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2010. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Winter

Real/Birth Name:
John Dawson Winter III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced albums featuring Muddy Waters. Blues Hall of Fame 1988. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Jon Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
John Roy Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member band Yes Guitar Center RockWalk 1994 as a member of Yes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of Yes.

Keb' Mo'

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Moore
Also Known As:
Keb Mo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues singer and guitarist. Albums Keb' Mo', Keep it Simple, Just Like You. Grammy winner 1997, 1998, 2005. TV show Touched by an Angel. Movies Holes, Nothing to Lose, Honeydripper. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Keith Moon

Real/Birth Name:
Keith John Moon
Nickname(s):
Moon the Loon
Moonie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Kim McLagan by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Drummer with band The Who. Known for innovative drumming. Also known for exploding toilets. Died of a drug overdose. Movie Son of Dracula. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Who.

Kenny Loggins

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Clark Loggins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duo Loggins and Messina. Albums Leap of Faith, Return to Pooh Corner, How About Now. Songs Over the Top, Danger Zone, Playing with the Boys from the movie Top Gun. Songs I Believe in Love, Whenever I Call You Friend, What a Fool Believes, I'm Alright. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 23 August 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Larry Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Graham Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Inventor of the slapping technique for bass guitar. Member of group Sly & The Family Stone. Founder and frontman for band Graham Central Station. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of Sly & The Family Stone.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Sly & The Family Stone.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Sly and the Family Stone.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of Sly & The Family Stone.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Sly & The Family Stone.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Sly and the Family Stone.

Leo Fender

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Leonidas Fender
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of a series of electronic guitars and amplifiers. Guitar Center RockWalk 1987. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.

Les Paul

Real/Birth Name:
Lester William Polsfuss
Also Known As:
Lester Polfuss
Rhubarb Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Mary Ford by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed guitarist. Responsible for electric guitar sound and popularity of the Les Paul Gibson guitar. Invented multi-track recording. Songs How High the Moon, Vaya Con Dios, Mockingbird Hill, Bye Bye, Blues, I'm Sitting on Top of the World. Band The Les Paul Trio. Often recorded with his wife, Mary Ford. Songs Vaya Con Dios, How High the Moon. Duo Les Paul and Mary Ford. Grammy Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988. National Inventors Hall of Fame. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. Guitar Center RockWalk 1988. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. National Medal of Arts 2007. New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame 1996. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2006. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Music City Walk of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1541 Vine Street for involvement with group group: Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Little Richard

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Penniman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 18 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1984. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lou Adler

Real/Birth Name:
Lou Adler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 26 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Page Hannah by 30 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Shelley Fabares by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie executive producer. Movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Also record producer. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 April 2006.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lou Reed

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Alan Reed
Nickname(s):
The Godfather of Punk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Velvet Underground. 1985 Farm Aid concert. Movie One Trick Pony. 2013 he had a liver transplant. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2003. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of The Velvet Underground.

Marvin Gaye

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Anna Gordy Gaye by 17 years.

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his father. Member of group The Moonglows. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Moonglows.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Melissa Etheridge

Real/Birth Name:
Melissa Lou Etheridge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Academy Award for song I Need to Wake Up. Song I'm the Only One. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 2011.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Miles Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Miles Dewey Davis III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Cicely Tyson by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Album Bitches Brew. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1962. Guitar Center RockWalk 2006. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1976. French Legion of Honor. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 19 February 1998.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6314 Delmar Boulevard.

Muddy Waters

Real/Birth Name:
McKinley Morganfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2005. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1992. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015.

Nancy Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Lamoureux Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Cameron Crowe by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Band Heart. Composed songs for her husband's films. Guitar Center RockWalk 1986. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of Heart.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Heart for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 September 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Heart for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 September 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nancy Wilson (Jazz)

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Wilson
Nickname(s):
Sweet Nancy
The Baby
Fancy Miss Nancy
The Girl With the Honey-Coated Voice
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Turned to Blue, Yesterday's Love Songs/Today's Blues. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 1986. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Peter Criss

Real/Birth Name:
George Peter Crisscoula
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 33 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for band KISS. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a member of KISS.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of KISS.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: KISS for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Peter Frampton

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Kenneth Frampton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Breaking All the Rules, Show Me the Way, Baby, I Love Your Way, Do You Feel Like We Do, I'm in You. Album Frampton Come Alive. Movies Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Blues Brothers 2000. Became an American citizen in 2004. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Music City Walk of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6819 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 24 August 1979.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Peter Green

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Allen Greenbaum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues rock guitar. Founder of band Fleetwood Mac. Songs Albatross, Black Magic Woman, Oh Well, Man of the World. Guitar Center RockWalk 1998. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Fleetwood Mac for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Phil Ramone

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Ramone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Violinist and record, television and Broadway producer. Introduced optical surround sound for movies. Became a naturalized citizen of the US on December 14, 1953. Guitar Center RockWalk 1994.

Randy Rhoads

Real/Birth Name:
Randall William Rhoads
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Co-founder of band Quiet Riot. Played with Ozzy Osbourne. Died in a private plane crash in Florida when the pilot buzzed too close to the tour bus and clipped it. Guitar Center RockWalk 2004. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Ricky Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
Eric Hilliard Nelson
Also Known As:
Rick Nelson
Nickname(s):
Rick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than David Nelson by 3 years.
father of
son of
ex-husband of
Older than Kristin Harmon by 5 years.
father of
son of
father of
by adoption uncle of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Band Ricky Nelson Band. Died in a plane crash. He owned an old DC-3. Songs Lonesome Town, Poor Little Fool, Hello Mary Lou, Young World, Be-Bop Baby. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 17 September 1975.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Ritchie Valens

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Steven Valenzuela
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
17
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs La Bamba, Donna, Rockin' All Night. Died in a plane crash with Buddy Holly, JP Richardson (aka "Big Bopper"). Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6733 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 11 May 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Robert Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Leroy Johnson
Also Known As:
R. L. Spencer
Robert Spencer
Robert Lonnie Johnson
Nickname(s):
King of the Delta Blues
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Subject of the movie Crossroads. Song Terraplane Blues. Poisoned. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017.

Ronnie James Dio

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald James Padavona
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavy metal. Groups Rainbow, Black Sabbath replacing Ozzy Osbourne in the latter group. Also his own band Dio. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007. Guitar Center RockWalk 1992 as a member of Black Sabbath.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Black Sabbath.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Black Sabbath.

Roy Orbison

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Kelton Orbison
Also Known As:
Lefty Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Only the Lonely, Blue Angel, It's Over, Oh Pretty Woman. Group The Traveling Wilburys. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Music City Walk of Fame 2006. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1989. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. West Texas Walk of Fame 1989. Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2017. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Traveling Wilburys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 January 2010.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Scotty Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Winfield Scott Moore III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for Elvis Presley. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Song Heartbreak Hotel. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015.

Slash

Real/Birth Name:
Saul Hudson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitar for groups Guns N' Roses, Slash's Snakepit, Velvet Revolver. Album It's Five O'Clock Somewhere. Guitar Center RockWalk 2007. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Guns N' Roses.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Smokey Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
William Robinson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Claudette Rogers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Motown group The Miracles. Formerly called this group The Matadors. Songs Got a Job, Shop Around, Ooh Baby Baby, The Tears of a Clown, My Girl, Since I Lost My Baby. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Album The 35th Anniversary Collection. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1990. Kennedy Center Honors 2006. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. National Medal of Arts 2002. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013. Movie Hollywood Homicide. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 22 February 1983.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Miracles for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Stephen Stills

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Arthur Stills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitar and keyboard for bands Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Guitar Center RockWalk 1997. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Buffalo Springfield.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Crosby, Stills & Nash for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Steve Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Steven H. Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Steve Miller Band. Album Fly Like an Eagle. Guitarist, songwriter, singer. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 2009. Guitar Center RockWalk 2005. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1750 Vine Street as a member of band: Steve Miller Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 July 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1750 Vine Street as a member of band: Steve Miller Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 July 1987.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Steve Vai

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Siro Vai
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Virtuoso guitarist, with multiple bands and performers, including Frank Zappa and David Lee Roth and Whitesnake. Performed in many video games. Style reflects extensive music theory knowledge. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Ray Vaughan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Band Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Died in a helicopter crash, Songs Texas Flood, The House Is Rockin'. Ranked #7 in the Rolling Stone list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Blues Hall of Fame 2000. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014 as a member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.

Stevie Wonder

Real/Birth Name:
Stevland Hardaway Judkins
Also Known As:
Little Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris
Steveland Judkins Hardaway
Eivets Rednow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Stevland Judkins - changed several times. Blind singer and pianist. Movie Muscle Beach Party. Songs For Once in My Life, You Are the Sunshine of My Life, I Just Called to Say I Love You. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1983. Michigan Walk of Fame 2006. Kennedy Center Honors 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 1985. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008. Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2009. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2014. Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7050 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ted Nugent

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Anthony Nugent
Nickname(s):
The Nuge
Motor City Madman
Uncle Ted
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 26 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock musician. Lead guitarist of band The Amboy Dukes. Songs Journey to the Center of the Mind, Stranglehold, Cat Scratch Feve, Wango Tango, Great White Buffalo. Known for conservative political statements and gun ownership views. Charged and on probation for illegal hunting. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Tito Puente

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Anthony Puente Jr.
Nickname(s):
El Rey
The King of Mambo
The King of Latin Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Dance Mania. Guitar Center RockWalk 2000. International Latin Music Hall of Fame 1990. National Medal of Arts 1997. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1995. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 August 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Vince Gill

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Grant Gill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Amy Grant by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Songs I Still Believe in You, Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away. Country Music Hall of Fame 2007. Music City Walk of Fame 2007. Hall of Great Western Performers 1997. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1999. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1997. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2016. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 September 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Waylon Jennings

Real/Birth Name:
Waylon Arnold Jennings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Jessi Colter, until he died.
Older than Jessi Colter by 9 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys and the theme song for the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. Muppet movie Follow That Bird. Guitarist. Member of the Buddy Holly band - gave up his seat on the plane which crashed, to JP Richardson. Country Music Hall of Fame 2001. Member of groups The Old Dogs, The Highwaymen. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1999. Guitar Center RockWalk 2006. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995. West Texas Walk of Fame 1980. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Willie Dixon

Real/Birth Name:
William James Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Won Illinois Golden Gloves. Songs I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover recorded by others. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1989. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2015.

Zakk Wylde

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society. Movie Rock Star. Guitar Center RockWalk 2006.
GuessWhoThisIs.com has real names of 13,584 famous people, 1,723 rappers.
Copyright © 2003-2018 GuessWhoThisIs.com - All Rights Reserved