Capricorn Guitarists

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 1 Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page
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Famous As: Musician, Record Producer
Birthdate: January 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Heston, Middlesex, England

An English musician, songwriter, and record producer, Jimmy Page gained international recognition as the founder of the popular rock band Led Zeppelin. Widely regarded as one of the most influential and greatest guitarists of all time, Jimmy Page was ranked third in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Jimmy Page has influenced several popular guitarists.

 2 Stephen Stills

Stephen Stills
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
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 3 Mick Taylor

Mick Taylor
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, England

Mick Taylor soared to fame as the guitarist of iconic rock band The Rolling Stones. He has also been part of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. Named to the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, he was also declared one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

 4 Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder
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Famous As: Musician & Singer
Birthdate: December 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Pearl Jam lead singer and guitarist Eddie Vedder went from being a hotel security guard to being ranked 7 on Rolling Stone’s list of the Best Lead Singers of All Time. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has been a vocal supporter of environmental initiatives and abortion rights.

 5 Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris
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Famous As: Disc Jockey, Record Producer, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland
Grammy-winning DJ Calvin Harris soared to fame with his album I Created Disco. His track We Found Love, a collaboration with Rihanna, charted on the US Billboard Hot 100. He owns a record label and topped Forbes's list of the highest-paid DJs of the world for 6 years.

 6 Malcolm Young

Malcolm Young
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow

Malcolm Young was an Australian musician. He is credited with co-founding the popular rock band AC/DC. He is also credited with popularizing the band and was described by many as the leader and the driving force of the band. Widely regarded as one of the best rhythm guitarists ever, Young was a leading exponent of rhythm guitar in rock music.

 7 Skrillex

Skrillex
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Famous As: American music producer
Birthdate: January 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Highland Park, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
The side-mulleted American DJ Skrillex is best-known for bringing dubstep music to the mainstream. The illustrious musician, songwriter, and singer began his journey as a solo artist and has bagged in eight Grammy Awards. Distingusihed for giving electronic dance music a face, DJ Skrillex owns astonishing YouTube views and earns enviable touring revenue.
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 8 Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: July 7, 2006
Pink Floyd co-founder and frontman Syd Barrett was known for his contribution to psychedelic rock and experiments with studio effects such as echo and distortion. He was removed from the band due to his drug addiction, following which he began a solo career. His final years were spent in privacy.

 9 Ross Lynch

Ross Lynch
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 29, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Littleton, Colorado, United States
Ross Lynch made his debut as Austin Moon in the Disney series Austin & Ally. He also appeared as Brady in the Teen Beach TV films and as Harvey Kinkle in the Netflix series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. He has also delivered a Billboard-topping album with the band R5.

 10 Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pascagoula, Mississippi

Jimmy Buffett is an American musician, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and businessman. Buffett, who owns the Margaritaville Cafe chain of restaurants, is one of the richest musicians in the world. Also known for his charity work, Jimmy Buffett is credited with founding a non-profit group called Save the Manatee Club, which works towards the conservation of manatees.

 11 Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist
Birthdate: January 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: October 20, 1977

 12 Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: December 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: McComb
Died: June 2, 2008

 13 Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews
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Famous As: Lead vocalist and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band.
Birthdate: January 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johannesburg
South African-born American singer Dave Matthews gained fame as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Dave Matthews Band. Known for hits such as So Much to Say, Some Devil, and Gravedigger, he has won two Grammys, one with the band and the other as a solo artist. 

 14 Robby Krieger

Robby Krieger
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Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 15 Charo

Charo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain

Spanish-American actress, singer, comedian, and flamenco-guitarist Charo, whose birth year remains a subject of dispute for several years, is known for her seductive deep voice with Spanish accent, unrestrained and exuberant manner, and the catch-phrase cuchi-cuchi. She has released albums like Guitar Passion, featured in films like The Concorde...Airport '79 and guest starred in TV series like The Love Boat.

 16 Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe
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Famous As: Singer-lyricist
Birthdate: January 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Decatur

Michael Stipe is best known as the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band R.E.M., which has released hits such as Losing my Religion. He has a signature “mumbling” and “wailing” style of singing. He has also directed several videos for the band and owns two movie production studios.

 17 Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry
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Famous As: Vocalist, Guitarist
Birthdate: December 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Chris Daughtry gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Daughtry, which he formed after finishing fourth in the fifth season of American Idol. He has delivered hits such as It's Not Over and became the runner-up in the second season of The Masked Singer.

 18 Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: January 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Webster Parish

Trace Adkins is an American country singer renowned for his bass-baritone singing voice. Adkins has recorded many studio albums that have received platinum or gold certification in the US. A multi-talented personality, Adkins also appears on TV and writes books; his autobiography was released in 2007. He is also a member of a non-profit organization called 'Sons of Confederate Veterans'.

 19 Michael Nesmith

Michael Nesmith
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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston

 20 Dexter Holland

Dexter Holland
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Garden Grove, California, United States

Bryan Holland, or Dexter Holland, formed the rock band The Offspring, of which he is also the lead singer and guitarist. A virologist, too, he also attained a PhD in molecular biology from USC. He is also a certified pilot and works for charitable causes such as AIDS awareness.

 21 Andy Summers

Andy Summers
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: December 31, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England, UK

 22 Steve Earle

Steve Earle
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Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia United States

Rock, country, and folk singer-songwriter, Steve Earle, developed an early interest in music and started his career when he was a teenager. Rebellious as a young man, he went through his share of struggles before he was able to establish himself successfully as a singer. Also a political activist, he is a vocal opponent of capital punishment. 

 23 David Archuleta

David Archuleta
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 24 Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.

 25 Richey Edwards

Richey Edwards
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Famous As: Guitarist, Songwriter, Lyricist
Birthdate: December 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caerphilly County Borough
Died: November 23, 2008

 26 John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin
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Famous As: Guitarist, Bandleader, composer
Birthdate: January 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Doncaster

 27 Rick Danko

Rick Danko
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk County, Canada
Died: December 10, 1999

Canadian singer and The Band member Rick Danko initially performed as a rhythm guitarist and bassist for The Hawks. Part of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Danko struggled with drug addiction and was once even arrested in Japan for smuggling drugs. He died in his sleep after a performance.

 28 Alison Sudol

Alison Sudol
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA

 29 Thomas Bangalter

Thomas Bangalter
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Famous As: Disc jockey, Singer, Guitarist, Director, Composer, Screenwriter, Record producer, Film score composer
Birthdate: January 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tlaxcala

French musician Thomas Bangalter had been part of the six-time Grammy-winning electronic music duo Daft Punk for 28 years, before it split. Known for wearing their signature helmets while performing, he and his partner, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, released iconic hits such as Da Funk and Get Lucky.

 30 Doyle Bramhall II

Doyle Bramhall II
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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: December 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas

 31 Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States

 32 Yvonne Elliman

Yvonne Elliman
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

 33 Karen Elson

Karen Elson
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Famous As: Model, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham

 34 Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murvaul, Texas, USA
Died: January 2, 1974

 35 Dev Hynes

Dev Hynes
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: December 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston

 36 Declan McKenna

Declan McKenna
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Enfield, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

 37 Del Shannon

Del Shannon
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Died: February 8, 1990

 38 Scotty Moore

Scotty Moore
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Famous As: Guitarist, Audio engineer
Birthdate: December 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gadsden
Died: June 28, 2016

 39 Brody Armstrong

Brody Armstrong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Brody Armstrong is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. She had a tumultuous childhood marred by abuse and violence. She sought solace in music and began her career as a teenager. As a young woman, she was part of many bands with which she released numerous hit albums and singles. She also has a successful career as a soloist. 

 40 Bernard Sumner

Bernard Sumner
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Singer
Birthdate: January 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salford

 41 Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: January 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sarstedt, Lower Saxony, Germany

 42 Adam Jones

Adam Jones
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Famous As: Guitarist, Sculptor, Musician, Animator
Birthdate: January 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States

 43 Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: January 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paisley

 44 Rick Nielsen

Rick Nielsen
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: December 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Elmhurst, Illinois, United States

 45 DJ Quik

DJ Quik
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Compton, California, USA

 46 Adrian Belew

Adrian Belew
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: December 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Covington

 47 Nels Cline

Nels Cline
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Famous As: Composer, Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: January 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 48 Scott Ian

Scott Ian
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

 49 Devin Ratray

Devin Ratray
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York

Devin Ratray is an actor, producer and writer who started acting as a child and is best known for his role in the comedy film Home Alone. Before venturing into films, he had appeared in many TV shows. As a young man, he continued acting but couldn’t replicate the success he enjoyed as a child actor.

 50 Deana Carter

Deana Carter
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, USA