Blues Dog Names

Blues Dog Names

"Hound dog got the blues? Not with these names!"

The music world throws up some flamboyant and colorful characters with some really interesting names. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of the Blues, where a cool name is almost a pre-requisite.

This list features the best of the Blues, so you can choose with confidence knowing that your dog will love his colorful, musical name.

Here are a few names to get you going:

CHIPPIE:Bertha 'Chippie' Hill, singer

HONEYBOY:David 'Honeyboy' Edwards, guitarist

LITTLE MACK:Malcolm "Little Mack' Simmons, harmonica

ROSETTA:Rosetta Howard, singer

Browse and pick your favorite.

B.B B.B King, Blues guitar legend
BECK Jeff Beck, guitarist
BESSIE Bessie Smith, 'The Empress of the Blues'
BIG BILL Big Bill Broonzy, songwriter and guitarist
BIG BOY Arthur 'Big Boy' Spires, singer & guitar
BIG JOE Joseph 'Big Joe' Williams, guitarist
BO Bo Diddley (Ellas Bates) guitarist
BOBO Bobo Jenkins, guitarist & singer
BONNIE Bonnie Raitt, guitarist & singer
CHARLIE Charlie Patton, pioneer Blues guitarist
CHIPPIE Bertha 'Chippie' Hill, singer
CLAPTON Eric Clapton, guitarist & singer
CLARA Clara Smith, singer "Queen of the Moaners'
DELANEY Delaney Bramlett, songwriter
DIXON Willie Dixon, double-bassist & songwriter
DOMINO Antonine 'Fats' Domino, pianist & vocals
ELMORE Elmore James, guitar great
ETHEL Ethel Water, singer
ETTA Etta James, singer
FLOYD Floyd Council, guitarist

GLADYS Gladys Bentley, singer
GUS Gus Cannon, guitarist
GUY Buddy Guy, guitarist & singer
HARPO Slim Harpo, known as the "master of the harmonica"
HATCH Little Hatch, singer and harmonica player
HONEYBOY David 'Honeyboy' Edwards, guitarist
HOOKER Earl Hooker, guitarist
JANIS Janis Joplin, singer
JESSIE MAE Jessie Mae Hemphill, guitarist & singer
JODY Jody Williams, Blues guitarist and singer
JOSIE Josie Miles, singer
LITTLE JOHNNY Little Johnny Jones, pianist
LITTLE JUNIOR Little Junior Parker, singer & harmonica
LITTLE MACK Malcolm "Little Mack' Simmons, harmonica
LITTLE SONNY Little Sonny, Blues harmonica and singer
LIZZIE Lizzie Miles, singer
LONNIE Lonnie Johnson, guitarist/singer
MAGIC Samuel "Magic Sam' Maghett, guitar
MAMIE Mamie Smith, "First Lady of the Blues"
MATTIE Mattie Hite, singer

MAYBELLE Mabel Smith 'Big Maybelle' pianist
MOJO George 'Mojo' Buford, harmonica
MOODY Moody Jones, guitarist
MUDDY Muddy Waters, Blues guitar great
ODIE Odie Payne, Blues drummer
OTIS Otis Spann, Blues pianist
PAPA "Papa" Charle Jackson, guitarist and songwriter
PERKINS Joseph "Pinetop" Perkins, Blues pianist
RAINEY Ma Rainey, singer "Mother of the Blues'
ROSETTA Rosetta Howard, singer
RUBY Ruby Smith, singer
RUSH Otis Rush, Blues guitarist
SAMMY Little Sammy Davis, vocals & harmonica
SCRAPPER Francis 'Scrapper' Blackwell, acoustic guitar
SKIP Nehemiah 'Skip' James, guitar & piano
SLIM Lightnin' Slim, Blues guitarist
SONNY BOY Sonny boy Williamson, harmonica
STEVIE RAY Stevie Ray Vaughan, guitarist
T-BONE Aaron 'T-Bone' Walker, guitarist
TRIXIE Trixie Smith, singer
Z.Z. Z.Z. Hill, (pronounced Zee Zee) Blues singer

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