Blues-Rock Pioneer Lonnie Mack Dead At 74 (A Top Story)
Active from 1963 until the early 2000s, he's credited with helping define the position of electric guitar in contemporary music, and acting as a leading light in the development of guitar solos.
Indiana-born Lonnie McIntosh came to attention with his 1963 instrumental singles Memphis and Wham!, influencing musicians including Jeff Beck and Stevie Ray Vaughan - who once called him "the baddest guitar player I know." Read more - here.
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