Buddy Holly & The Crickets. The first true legendary band in rock history, in my opinion. Tragically taken away from us far too early. Holly and his band inspired so many of the next generation of rock legends including The Beatles, who named their own band in honor of the Crickets.

ELVIS with B.B. KING who got his start at the same radio station that launched Elvis- KWEM Radio Station- West Memphis, Arkansas

“I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.” -Johnny Cash

John Lee Hooker. The one and only. No one could sound like him. No one made so much great music with so simple a formula that was apparently too complex for anyone to play it like he did.

Willie Nelson, born 1933 wrote his first song at 7, and joined his first band at the age of 10. Just a few years later, he wrote the infamous" Crazy" which we all know when hear Patsy Cline.

1973 Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, photographed by Brian Duffy. The lightning bolt represented the duality of the mind, although Bowie later explained that the "lad insane" of the album's title track was inspired by his brother Terry, who was diagnosed as a schizophrenic. Photo By Brian Duffy

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