Category: Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month: Top 5 Black Male Guitarists

We are finishing up the celebration of Top Guitarists for Black History Month with a list of the top five black male guitarists. Yesterday we listed the top five black female guitarists. Almost every top black male guitarist list is different. Some lists are based on technical skill, others are based on historical significance, and […]

Black History Month: Top 5 Black Female Guitarists

We are near the end of celebrating Top Guitarists for Black History Month. In today’s post we celebrate the top 5 black women guitarists. We also have a list of top 5 black male guitarists. To this day when you google, “top guitarists of all time.” you will usually get a list of male artists. […]

Black History Month: Prince

Continuing our celebration of Top Guitarists for Black History Month, we highlight the artist who brought the electric guitar back to popular music. When we think of the greatest guitarists in history Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley come to mind. A decade after them Jimi Hendrix reinvented the electric guitar (literally). With so many talented […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

The Original Soul Sister We are kicking off our celebration of Top Guitarists for Black History Month with the Godmother of Rock and Roll and the Original Soul Sister. Long before Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash were fusing gospel music with rock ‘n’ roll, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe who […]