Mike Bloomfield

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Birthday
28, 1943
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 15, 1981 (37)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1943
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 15, 1981 (37)

About

Guitarist and composer who was ranked #22 on the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list released by Rolling Stone.

Before Fame

He spent a lot of evening at the blues clubs on Chicago's South Side.

Trivia

He was one of the first guitarists to make a name for himself exclusively through playing, rather than singing.

Family Life

His parents moved to the upscale Glencoe neighborhood, which made it difficult for Bloomfield to integrate himself.

Associated With

He worked with Janis Joplin on her Kozmic Blues album.