He started as a singing waiter, then discovered he had an “ear” for hit songs, Mickie Most was behind some of the most infectious 60s tracks.
Steve Cropper took a long road from a Missouri farm to playing with some of the biggest rock stars. His guitar licks are unmistakeable.
Before the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page was a session guy, lending his epic sound to dozens of signature tracks.
At 12, he was a session player. At 21, he got an offer to join the Stones — which he turned down. Shuggie Otis is one unusual guitarist.