Statistics for 40 Blues Musicians You Should Be Listening To

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  • The average score is 11 of 40

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HintAnswer% Correct
Great blues singer who plays a guitar named LucilleLive at the RegalB.B. King
97%
Chicago blues singer and often the first name that comes to mind when people say the word "blues"The Definitive CollectionMuddy Waters
90%
Legendary and influential Delta blues guitarist who died at age 27King of the Delta Blues SingersRobert Johnson
82%
Big, gruff-voiced Chicago blues singer whose band included guitarist Hubert Sumlin______ ____/Moanin' in the MoonlightHowlin' Wolf
64%
Singer and guitarist with a deep, rich voice and a unique sense of rhythm who pionered blues guitar boogieThe Very Best of ____ ___ ______John Lee Hooker
59%
Left-handed guitarist who played a Flying V and bent notes like no one elseKing of the Blues GuitarAlbert King
56%
The second-greatest guitarist of all time, a Texas blues guitarist who died tragically in 1990Live at Montreux: 1982 & 1985Stevie Ray Vaughan
54%
The greatest Chicago blues guitarist and a master of disonance and dynamicsThe Very Best of _____ ___Buddy Guy
49%
Texas Cannonball whose big instrumental hit became a blues-rock standardUltimate CollectionFreddie King
48%
Delta blues guitarist who strongly influenced Robert Johnson and was rediscovered in New York in the 1960'sThe Original Delta BluesSon House
38%
Enigmatic Delta blues guitarist with a falsetto singing styleThe Complete Early Recordings of ____ _____Skip James
36%
Harmonica pioneer from Jackson, TN, who was tragically killed in a mugging at the age of 34Sugar MamaSonny Boy Williamson I
31%
Harmonica player who took his name from ^ while hosting the King Biscuit Time radio show in Helena, ARThe Essential _____ ___ __________Sonny Boy Williamson II
31%
The Iceman; Master of the TelecasterIce Pickin'Albert Collins
30%
Blues harmonica pioneer who played with Muddy Waters and died after a street fightHis BestLittle Walter
28%
Suave, silky-voiced pioneer of electric blues guitar and West Coast bluesThe Very Best of _____ ______T-Bone Walker
25%
Texas guitarist and singer who played mainly solo on both acoustic and electric guitarsThe Very Best of ________ _______Lightnin' Hopkins
23%
One of today's most popular blues-rock guitarists who often wears sunglasses and a suitBlues DeluxeJoe Bonamassa
21%
Chicago harmonica player and frequent collaborator with ^Hoodoo Man BluesJunior Wells
21%
Chicago harmonica player who helped introduce blues to a white audience with a band featuring guitarist Mike BloomfieldEast-WestPaul Butterfield
21%
Great slide guitarist who was discovered in Como, MS, in 1959The Best of ___________ ____ ________Mississippi Fred McDowell
20%
Chicago blues pianist with a distinctive style who played with Muddy Waters and lived to be 97After HoursPinetop Perkins
15%
Eleven-piece band fronted by a female singer and her slide-guitar-playing husbandEverybody's Talkin'Tedeschi Trucks Band
15%
Guitarist famous for his cheap instruments who inspired Bruce Iglauer to found Alligator RecordsDeluxe EditionHound Dog Taylor
13%
Chicago harmonica player with a beautiful, clear sound and a guitar-playing son named LurrieMellow Down EasyCarey Bell
11%
White Chicago blues harmonica player who debuted in the '60s and is still activeStand Back! Here Comes _______ ___________'s South Side BandCharlie Musselwhite
11%
Up-and-coming English female blues-rock guitarist and singerAlmost Always NeverJoanne Shaw Taylor
10%
Singer and guitarist born in North Dakota who burst onto the national blues scene in the late '90s while still in his teensWander This WorldJonny Lang
8%
West Coast harmonica player who plays with his band the Mighty FlyersKeepin' It RealRod Piazza
8%
Creative blues singer and guitarist who has explored Delta blues, reggae, hip hop, traditional African music, and moreGreens from the GardenCorey Harris
7%
Guitarist from Louisiana who also burst onto the scene in the late '90s as a teenagerHow I GoKenny Wayne Shepherd
5%
Horn-driven band founded in Rhode Island that has featured many of the best blues musicians in the Northeast45 LiveRoomful of Blues
5%
Versatile blues and jazz organist and pianistLive! At the FireflyBruce Katz
3%
Soulful blues guitarist from the Northeast who plays mostly instrumentalsBlues Guitar Virtuoso Live in EuropeRonnie Earl
3%
Female guitarist and singer from Kansas City who won a Blues Music Award for "Best New Artist Debut" in 2012RunawaySamantha Fish
3%
Singer, harmonica player, and slide guitarist known for his originality and outspokennessNo Paid HolidaysWatermelon Slim
3%
High-energy singer and accordion player who infused zydeco with blues, rock, and funkGive Him Cornbread, Live!Beau Jocque
2%
Underrated guitarist with a mastery of blues-rock techniquesEmpty Arms MotelJimmy Thackery
2%
Louisiana guitarist and singer who is a strong advocate for preserving the wetlandsNight Train to NashvilleTab Benoit
2%
Kansas City band of three siblings who won the 2008 International Blues ChallengeMay I Be ExusedTrampled Under Foot
2%

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