Guess Who This Is

89 Persons in the Guitar Center RockWalk:

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

Ace Frehley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Daniel Frehley
Nickname(s):
the Spaceman
SpaceAce
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitarist for the group:Albums: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 KISS for contributions to the recording industry.

Alice Cooper

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Damon Furnier
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead for his band:Song:Guitar Center RockWalk 1991.
Movie: 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.

Ann Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ann Dustin Wilson
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 21 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and flute.
Band:Guitar Center RockWalk 1986.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of Heart for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 September 2012.

B.B. King

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

Relationships:

cousin of

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.
Album: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 August 1990.

Bill Graham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wolodia Grajonca
Nickname(s):
Wolfgang
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:Killed in a helicopter crash.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1996.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992.

Bo Diddley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ellas Otha Bates
Also Known As:
Ellas Bates McDaniel
Nickname(s):
The Originator
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: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.

Bob Seger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clark Seger
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Bonnie Raitt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Lynn Raitt
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Song: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.

Bootsy Collins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Earl Collins
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
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:aka band:Group:Guitar Center RockWalk 1999.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brian Douglas Wilson
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 22 days before his 75th birthday
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: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.
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.
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 The Beach Boys for contributions to the recording industry.

Buddy Guy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Guy
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.
Albums: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Hardin Holley
Also Known As:
Buddy Holley
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:aka "Big Bopper".
Formed early rock group:Songs: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.

Buddy Rich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Rich
Also Known As:
Bernard "Buddy" Rich
Nickname(s):
Buddy
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carl Lee Perkins
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: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.

Carlos Santana

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana
Also Known As:
Santana
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.
Group:Albums:Guitar Center RockWalk 1996.
Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2006.
Kennedy Center Honors 2013.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
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.

Carole King

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carol Joan Klein
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
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:performed by The Shirelles.
Songs:Album: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.

Chet Atkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chester Burton Atkins
Also Known As:
Mister Guitar
The Country Gentleman
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:Song: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.

Chris Squire

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Russell Edward Squire
Nickname(s):
Fish
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:Song: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock and Roll
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: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 October 1987.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6504 Delmar Boulevard.

Curtis Mayfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Lee Mayfield
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: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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of The Impressions.
Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of The Impressions.

Dick Clark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wagstaff Clark
Nickname(s):
America's Oldest Teenager
The World's Oldest Teenager
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:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1991.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
Television Hall of Fame 1992.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Dick Dale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Monsour
Nickname(s):
King of the Surf Guitar
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 25 days after his birthday
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:appears in movie:Song: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Lance Abbott
Also Known As:
Dimebag
Diamond Darrell
Nickname(s):
Dime
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:Album:Group:Shot and killed while on stage December 8, 2004.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Duane Eddy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Duane Eddy
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.
Song: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Van Halen
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
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:Song:used in movie: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
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:Movie: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars:
A star at Riviera Hotel; ceremony: 26 September 2008.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Ernie Ball

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roland Sherwood Ball

Brief Facts:

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

Frank Zappa

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Vincent Zappa
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:then on his own.
Song:with daughter:Album: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Bertram Krupa
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Martin
Also Known As:
Sir George Martin
Nickname(s):
the Fifth Beatle
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: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.

Ginger Baker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Edward Baker
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for group:Name Ginger refers to his hair color.
Album: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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Grace Barnett Wing
Nickname(s):
The Chrome Nun
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of:Guitar Center RockWalk 2002.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a member of Jefferson Airplane.

Gregg Allman

Gender:
Male (changed from) Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Lenoir Allman
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:Album: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jeffrey Hancock
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist. Multiple Grammy awards.
Album: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 8 September 1994.

Ike Turner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ike Wister Turner
Also Known As:
Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
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:Songs: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.
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Lee Hayes Jr.
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:Song:from movie:Movies:TV shows:in the role of:Songs: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.

Jackie Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Excitement
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:Guitar Center RockWalk 2002.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015.

James Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Brown Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Godfather of Soul
The Hardest Working Man in Show Business
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: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 10 January 1997.

James Burton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Burton
Nickname(s):
Master of the Telecaster
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Janis Lyn Joplin
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: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.

Jeff Beck

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Arnold Beck
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 26 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.
Member of band: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lee Lewis
Nickname(s):
The Killer
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Rock and roll and country vocalist and pianist.
Songs: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 June 1989.

Jimi Hendrix

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Allen Hendrix
Also Known As:
Jimmy James
(renamed at age 2) James Marshall Hendrix
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:Founder and member of group:Albums:Songs:His band: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.
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.

Jimmy Page

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Patrick Page
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
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:Founded the band:Song: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Cocker
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:In 2008 he received an OBE.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1998.

Joe Satriani

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Satriani
Nickname(s):
Satch
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

John Bonham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Bonham
Nickname(s):
Bonzo
Heinekin
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: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 Lennon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Winston Lennon
Also Known As:
John Winston Ono Lennon
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:Movies: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.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Vocal Group 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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.

Johnny Cash

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
J.R. Cash
Also Known As:
John R. Cash
Nickname(s):
The Man in Black
J.R.
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:TV series:Movie for television: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Johnny Winter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Dawson Winter III
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:Blues Hall of Fame 1988.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1998.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Jon Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Roy Anderson
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Keb' Mo'

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Moore
Also Known As:
Keb Mo
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues singer and guitarist.
Albums:Grammy winner 1997, 1998, 2005.
TV show:Movies:Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.

Keith Moon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Keith John Moon
Nickname(s):
Moon the Loon
Moonie
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:Known for innovative drumming. Also known for exploding toilets. Died of a drug overdose.
Movie: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Clark Loggins
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duo:Albums:Songs:from the movie:Songs:Guitar Center RockWalk 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 23 August 2000.

Kris Kristofferson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kris Carson
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 24 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Country Music Hall of Fame 2004.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986.
Music City Walk of Fame 2010.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2006.
Texas Film Hall of Fame 2006.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977.
Movies:Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2007.

Larry Graham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Graham Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of

Brief Facts:

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

Leo Fender

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Leonidas Fender
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 / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Show Business fame.

Les Paul

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lester William Polsfuss
Also Known As:
Lester Polfuss
Rhubarb Red
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:Band:Often recorded with his wife,:Songs:Duo: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 as a member of Les Paul and Mary Ford for contributions to the recording industry.

Little Richard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wayne Penniman
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Lou Reed

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Alan Reed
Nickname(s):
The Godfather of Punk
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:1985 Farm Aid concert.
Movie: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
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.
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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 1990.

Melissa Etheridge

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

Brief Facts:

Academy Award for song:Song:Guitar Center RockWalk 2002.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 27 September 2011.

Miles Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Miles Dewey Davis III
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: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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 19 February 1998.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6314 Delmar Boulevard.

Muddy Waters

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
McKinley Morganfield
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.

Nancy Wilson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Lamoureux Wilson
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
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:Composed songs for her husband's films.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1986.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of Heart for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 25 September 2012.

Nancy Wilson (Jazz)

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Wilson
Nickname(s):
Sweet Nancy
The Baby
Fancy Miss Nancy
The Girl With the Honey-Coated Voice
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums: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.

Peter Criss

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Peter Crisscoula
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for band: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 KISS for contributions to the recording industry.

Peter Frampton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Kenneth Frampton
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Album:Movies: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.

Peter Green

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Allen Greenbaum
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues rock guitar.
Founder of band:Songs: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.
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 Fleetwood Mac for contributions to the recording industry.

Phil Ramone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Ramone
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randall William Rhoads
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:Played with: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.

Rick Nelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eric Hilliard Nelson
Also Known As:
Ricky Nelson
Nickname(s):
Ricky
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:

Died in a plane crash.
Songs: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.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Ritchie Valens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Steven Valenzuela
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:Died in a plane crash with:(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.

Robert Johnson

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

Brief Facts:

Subject of the movie:Song: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.

Ronnie James Dio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald James Padavona
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:replacing:in the latter group.
Also his own band: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Kelton Orbison
Also Known As:
Lefty Wilbury
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:Group: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.
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.

Scotty Moore

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Winfield Scott Moore III
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000.
Song:Guitar Center RockWalk 1990.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Slash

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Saul Hudson
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitar for groups:Album: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.

Smokey Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Robinson Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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:Formerly called this group:Songs:Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Album: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: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015 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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of The Miracles for contributions to the recording industry.

Stephen Stills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Arthur Stills
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitar and keyboard for bands:Guitar Center RockWalk 1997.
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.
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 Crosby, Stills & Nash for contributions to the recording industry.

Steve Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven H. Miller
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group:Album: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 Steve Miller Band for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 July 1987.

Steve Vai

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven Siro Vai
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 8 days before his 57th birthday
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:Performed in many video games. Style reflects extensive music theory knowledge.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1999.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Ray Vaughan
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:Died in a helicopter crash, Songs: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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.

Stevie Wonder

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stevland Hardaway Judkins
Also Known As:
Little Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris
Steveland Judkins Hardaway
Eivets Rednow
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Birth name Stevland Judkins - changed several times. Blind singer and pianist.
Movie:Songs: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.

Ted Nugent

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Anthony Nugent
Nickname(s):
The Nuge
Motor City Madman
Uncle Ted
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
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:Songs: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Anthony Puente Jr.
Nickname(s):
El Rey
The King of Mambo
The King of Latin Music
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: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.

Waylon Jennings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Waylon Arnold Jennings
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:and the theme song for the TV show:Muppet movie:Guitarist.
Member of the:band - gave up his seat on the plane which crashed, to:Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.
Member of groups: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William James Dixon
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: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former guitarist for:and founder of the heavy metal band:Movie:Guitar Center RockWalk 2006.
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