Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Guitarists, including David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Keith Richards and Ringo Starr.
Nikki SixxNikki Sixx

11 December 1958

American

David BowieDavid Bowie

08 January 1947

British

Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain

20 February 1967

American

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix

27 November 1942

American

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt

15 July 1946

American

Ritchie ValensRitchie Valens

13 May 1941

American

Keith RichardsKeith Richards

18 December 1943

British

Keith UrbanKeith Urban

26 October 1967

Australian,New Zealander,American

Lindsey BuckinghamLindsey Buckingham

03 October 1949

American

Calvin HarrisCalvin Harris

17 January 1984

Scottish

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett

06 January 1946

British

Cat StevensCat Stevens

21 July 1948

British

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Paul SimonPaul Simon

13 October 1941

American

Jimmy PageJimmy Page

09 January 1944

British

Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings

15 June 1937

American

Ross LynchRoss Lynch

29 December 1995

American

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan

03 October 1954

American

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey

06 November 1948

American

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James HetfieldJames Hetfield

03 August 1963

American

Benji MaddenBenji Madden

11 March 1979

American

Bonnie RaittBonnie Raitt

08 November 1949

American

Peter FramptonPeter Frampton

22 April 1950

American

EuronymousEuronymous

22 March 1968

Norwegian

Brian JonesBrian Jones

28 February 1942

British

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Bob SegerBob Seger

06 May 1945

American

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson

08 May 1911

American

Eddie VedderEddie Vedder

23 December 1964

American

Paul StanleyPaul Stanley

20 January 1952

American

Iggy PopIggy Pop

21 April 1947

American

Chuck BerryChuck Berry

18 October 1926

American

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Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley

17 November 1966

American

Billy Joe ArmstrongBillie Joe Armstrong

17 February 1972

American

Niall HoranNiall Horan

13 September 1993

Irish

Jack WhiteJack White

09 July 1975

American

Johnny McDaidJohnny McDaid

24 July 1976

Northern Irish

Angus YoungAngus Young

31 March 1955

Australian,Scottish

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Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow

11 February 1962

American

Carlos SantanaCarlos Santana

20 July 1947

American

Jerry GarciaJerry Garcia

01 August 1942

American

Glen CampbellGlen Campbell

22 April 1936

American

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard

06 April 1937

American

Jimmy BuffettJimmy Buffett

25 December 1946

American

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Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood

01 June 1947

British

Rick RubinRick Rubin

10 March 1963

American

B.B. KingB.B. King

16 September 1925

American

Pete TownshendPete Townshend

19 May 1945

British

Gregg AllmanGregg Allman

08 December 1947

American

Billy CorganBilly Corgan

17 March 1967

American

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Darius RuckerDarius Rucker

13 May 1966

American

Ace FrehleyAce Frehley

27 April 1951

American

Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood

12 May 1948

British

Malcolm YoungMalcolm Young

06 January 1953

Australian

Nick CaveNick Cave

22 September 1957

Australian

Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan

28 January 1968

Canadian

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Cliff BurtonCliff Burton

10 February 1962

American

Mike ShinodaMike Shinoda

11 February 1977

American

Kirk HammettKirk Hammett

18 November 1962

American

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer

21 August 1952

British

Tito JacksonTito Jackson

15 October 1953

American

Joey RamoneJoey Ramone

19 May 1951

American

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Serj TankianSerj Tankian

21 August 1967

Lebanese,American

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters

04 April 1913

American

Michael StipeMichael Stipe

04 January 1960

American

Chrissie HyndeChrissie Hynde

07 September 1951

American

Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder

26 April 1940

Italian

Steve VaiSteve Vai

06 June 1960

American

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Lita FordLita Ford

19 September 1958

American

Dave MatthewsDave Matthews

09 January 1967

American,South African

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge

29 May 1961

American

Bill WithersBill Withers

04 July 1938

American

Warren ZevonWarren Zevon

24 January 1947

American

Steve EarleSteve Earle

17 January 1955

American

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Adam GranducielAdam Granduciel

15 February 1979

American

Mick TaylorMick Taylor

17 January 1949

British

Jonathan DavisJonathan Davis

18 January 1971

American

Neil FinnNeil Finn

27 May 1958

New Zealander

Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield

03 June 1942

American

Trace AdkinsTrace Adkins

13 January 1962

American

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Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak

13 April 1962

American

Aimee MannAimee Mann

08 September 1960

American

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt

23 January 1910

French