Taurus Guitarists

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 1 Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16, 1938

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson is remembered as a Delta blues legend. Lack of proper documentation of his early life led to various legends surrounding him, such as one that claimed he had made a deal with the Devil to excel in music. He also inspired an award-winning biography. 

 2 Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend.
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Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: May 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

Pete Townshend is an English guitarist, composer, and singer. He is credited with co-founding and leading one of the most influential and important rock bands of the 20th century, The Who. Also an influential guitarist, Pete Townshend was ranked 10th in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 greatest guitarists of all time list published in 2011.

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 3 Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 3, 1959

Widely regarded as the pioneer of Latin rock and Chicano rock, Ritchie Valens was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. Since his untimely death at the age of 17, Ritchie Valens has inspired several musicians and bands like Carlos Santana, Los Lonely Boys, and Los Lobos. Valens also inspired Robert Quine, Jimi Hendrix, Keith O'Conner Murphy, and Chris Montez among others.

 4 Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell.
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 8, 2017

Glen Campbell was an American TV host, actor, singer-songwriter, and guitarist. Regarded as one of the most successful musicians ever, Campbell sold more than 45 million records, which included a double-platinum album, four platinum albums, and 12 gold albums, in a career spanning 50 years. In 2014, he became the subject of a documentary titled Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me.

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 5 Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muskegon

Iggy Pop is an American singer-songwriter, actor, musician, and record producer. Nicknamed the Godfather of Punk, Iggy Pop was an important member of the proto-punk band Iggy and the Stooges. One of the first singers to perform stage-dive, Pop is credited with popularizing the activity. A culture icon, Iggy Pop has had a major influence on musicians of various genres.

 6 Mick Mars

Mick Mars.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Mick Mars gained fame as the guitarist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe and came to be known for his aggressive style of playing the instrument. He has also written songs for bands such as Crashdïet. He has suffered from ankylosing spondylitis since his teenage years. 

 7 IU

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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 8 Robert Fripp

Robert Fripp
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Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Motivational speaker, Record producer
Birthdate: May 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wimborne Minster

 9 Trent Reznor

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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer
Birthdate: May 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mercer

Trent Reznor is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and composer. Reznor is credited with founding the popular band Nine Inch Nails, where he serves as the principal songwriter, lead vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. Trent Reznor is also credited with mentoring Marilyn Manson and has contributed to the latter's albums. . 

 10 Bob Seger

Bob Seger.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: May 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Singer, songwriter, and musician, Bob Seger, first gained fame in the 1960s as a heartland rock artist. Known for his classic raspy and powerful voice, he recorded many songs that dealt with themes like love and women. With worldwide sales of more than 75 million records, he is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.

 11 Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton.
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Famous As: Musician & Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bromley, England
Rock guitarist Peter Frampton made the talk-box guitar effect his signature style. Known for hits such as Breaking All the Rules and Baby, I Love Your Way, he performed with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. His album Frampton Comes Alive! sold over 8 million copies in the U.S.

 12 Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Handsworth, Birmingham, England
Two-time Grammy-winning artist Steve Winwood experiments with a variety of genres, including rock, blues, and jazz. He has been part of groups such as Traffic and Blind Faith, and has delivered Billboard-topping hits such as Roll with It. He is one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

 13 Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker.
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Darius Rucker gained fame as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. He then launched a solo career, releasing Billboard-charting hits such as Wagon Wheel and True Believers. He became the first Black American singer to win the Country Music Association New Artist Award.

 14 Robert Smith

Robert Smith.
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist
Birthdate: April 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blackpool, England

English singer-songwriter and musician Robert Smith gained fame as a co-founder and member of the rock band, The Cure. He was also the lead guitarist for the band, Siouxsie and the Banshees, for a few years. He became an influential figure in the goth subculture in the 1980s and was later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 15 Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone.
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Famous As: Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones
Birthdate: May 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: April 15, 2001
Joey Ramone revolutionized punk rock with his band the Ramones. He was known for his distinctive hiccups, croons, and snarls, which he incorporated in his songs. He was also part of the activist group Artists United Against Apartheid. He died at 49, after a 7-year struggle with lymphoma.

 16 Ace Frehley

Ace Frehley.
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Bronx

Ace Frehley is an American songwriter and musician. He is credited with co-founding the rock band Kiss, for which he served as the original lead guitarist. Renowned for his aggressive guitar-playing style, Frehley was named in Guitar World magazine's Greatest Metal Guitarist of All Time list. He is also popular for playing guitars that emit smoke to create special effects.

 17 Dick Dale

Dick Dale.
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: May 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: March 16, 2019

 18 Donovan

Donovan
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer, Autobiographer, Writer, Poet, Record producer, Film score composer
Birthdate: May 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
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 19 Giorgio Moroder

Giorgio Moroder.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Urtijëi, South Tyrol

Italian composer and record producer Giovanni Moroder, also known as the Father of Disco, produced Take My Breath Away, the Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning track by Berlin, which was part of the Top Gun soundtrack. His scores for Flashdance and Midnight Express, too, won Academy Awards.

 20 Rex Orange County

Rex Orange County.
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Famous As: Recording Artist
Birthdate: May 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grayshott, Hampshire

 21 Israel Houghton

Israel Houghton.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oceanside, California
Christian music singer Israel Houghton has won four Grammys for his traditional and contemporary gospel albums. He works with his backing band New Breed, and his albums are credited to Israel & New Breed. He has also been a worship leader for Champions for Christ and Promise Keepers.

 22 Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.
Jack Johnson is best known for his acoustic pop songs and guitar-based folk-rock tracks. He has aced the Billboard 200 chart more than once, with albums such as To the Sea. He is also an environmental activist and has established the Kōkua Hawaii Foundation and the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation.
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 23 Patrick Stump

Patrick Stump.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician, Record Producer, Composer
Birthdate: April 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States

 24 Daniel Padilla

Daniel Padilla.
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Famous As: Actor, Recording Artist
Birthdate: April 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Daniel Padilla is a Filipino recording artist and actor. In 2015, Padilla became the first Pinoy artist to receive the Kids' Choice Award under the Global Slime Star category. He has also won several other awards, such as Myx Music Awards and Awit Awards. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Padilla often participates in charity events.

 25 Shooter Jennings

Shooter Jennings
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Famous As: Singer- Songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S

Shooter Jennings is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In addition to releasing his songs and albums, Jennings also produces tracks and albums for several other bands like Jason Boland & the Stragglers, Fifth on the Floor, and Hellbound Glory. Shooter Jennings is also credited with forming a multi-format recording company and a label named Black Country Rock.

 26 Paul Adelstein

Paul Adelstein
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 27 Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield
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Famous As: Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reading

 28 Buckethead

Buckethead
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Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Banjoist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: May 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huntington Beach

 29 Albert King

Albert King
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Basketball player, Musician, Guitarist
Birthdate: April 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianola
Died: December 21, 1992

 30 Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 31 Link Wray

Link Wray.
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: May 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunn, North Carolina, United States
Died: November 5, 2005

 32 Joey Jordison

Joey Jordison
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Famous As: Guitarist, Musician, Record producer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines

 33 Andrew W.K.

Andrew W.K.
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Famous As: Singer, Pianist, Motivational speaker, Guitarist, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ann Arbor

 34 Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa
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Famous As: Guitarist, Banjoist, Musician, Songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: May 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Hartford

 35 Devin Townsend

Devin Townsend
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: May 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver

Devin Townsend is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is the founder of the extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad. For several years, he was its primary songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. He also has an extensive career as a solo artist and has more than 25 albums to his name. He suffers from depression and bipolar disorder. 

 36 Duane Eddy

Duane Eddy
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: April 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corning, New York, USA

 37 Billy Squier

Billy Squier
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston

 38 Kim Gordon

Kim Gordon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA

 39 Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muswell Hill, London, England

 40 Steve Clark

Steve Clark.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hillsborough, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Died: January 8, 1991

 41 Thomas McDonell

Thomas McDonell.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York

 42 Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, England, UK

 43 Dan Auerbach

Dan Auerbach
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Guitarist
Birthdate: May 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akron

 44 Daniel Johns

Daniel Johns
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Daniel Johns is an Australian singer, songwriter, and musician best known for his association with Silverchair where he was the former frontman and lyricist. Renowned for his guitaring skills, Daniel Johns was ranked 18th on Rolling Stone magazine's 25 Most Underrated Guitarists list in 2007.

 45 Justin Vernon

Justin Vernon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

 46 Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: April 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 47 Judy Collins

Judy Collins
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Famous As: Singer, Street artist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist
Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle

 48 John Corabi

John Corabi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 49 Dave Mason

Dave Mason
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
Birthdate: May 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Worcester

 50 Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, U.S.