Memphis Minnie was an American blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. She was the only female blues artist considered a match to male contemporaries as both a singer and an instrumentalist
James Cotton (born July Tunica, Mississippi) a blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time as well as with his own band, the James Cotton Blues Band.
Hubert Sumlin (November 1931 – December by Sandro Miller, a renowned Chicago blues artist, and listed by Rolling Stone as on its best guitarists of all time.
Etta James performing on stage at Town Country Club Kentish Town London 26 July 1989