Henry Vestine – American Guitar Player known Mainly Member Band Canned Heat.

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Blues guitarist Henry Charles Vestine, also known as “The Sunflower,” was born on December 25, 1944, in Takoma Park, Maryland. He was an American guitar player best known as a member of the band Canned Heat, which he was in from its start in 1966 to July 1969. In 1965, Vestine was hired by Frank Zappa for the original Mothers of Invention, but he only stayed with them for a few months and left before their debut album was recorded. Vestine, as a blues guitarist, was ranked 77th in Rolling Stone magazine list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” in 2003.

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Top 5 Songs

On the Road Again
The Road Song
Big Road Blues
Rich Woman
My Crime

Top 3 Albums

Boogie with Canned Heat
Living the Blues
Guitar Gangster

Discography

canned heat: canned heat
(1967) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: boogie with canned heat
(1968) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: living the blues
(1968) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: hallelujah
(1969) – feat.henry vestine, elliot ingber
canned heat: vintage heat
(1970) – feat.henry vestine
sunnyland slim: slim’s got his thing goin’ on
(1969) – feat.henry vestine
albert ayler: music is the healing force of the universe
(1969) – feat.henry vestine
albert ayler: the last album
(1969, lp, usa, impulse as 9208) – feat.henry vestine
john lee hooker & canned heat: hooker ‘n heat
(1971) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: live at topanga corral
(1971) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: historical figures and ancient heads
(1972) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: new age
(1973) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: one more river to cross
(1974) – feat.henry vestine
clarence “gatemouth” brown: gate’s on the heat
(1975) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: boogie up the country
(1988) – feat.henry vestine
john lee hooker: healer
(1989) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: live at the turku rock festival finland
(1990) – feat.henry vestine
john lee hooker: ultimate collection (1948:1990)
(1991) – feat.henry vestine
henry vestine: guitar gangster
(1991, cd, usa, ??) – feat. jimmy carl black
various artists: don’t mess with austin (compilation)
(1992) – feat.henry vestine
vipers: venom
(1993) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: internal combustion
(1994) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: blues band
(1997) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: the ties that bind
(1998) – feat.henry vestine
canned heat: the boogie house tapes – 1967-1976
(2000) – feat.henry vestine
frank zappa: joe’s corsage
(2004)