Virgo Guitarists

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 1 
Buddy Holly
(Singer-Songwriter & Pioneer in Mid 1950's Rock and Roll)

Buddy Holly
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Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Died: February 3, 1959

Musician and singer-songwriter Buddy Holly was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. Born to a musical family, he learned to sing and play the guitar as a child. He began his career as a teenager and found much success within a short period. Sadly, he died in an aircraft crash when he was just 22 years old.

 2 
B.B. King
(Singer-songwriter)

B.B. King
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Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Birthplace: Berclair, Mississippi
Died: May 14, 2015
Known as “The King of the Blues,” legendary musician B. B. King introduced a signature style of soloing using string bending and vibrato. His song The Thrill is Gone won him a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. He was featured on Rolling Stone’s “100 greatest guitarists of all time” list.

 3 
Joe Perry
(Musician, Songwriter)

Joe Perry
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Birthdate: September 10, 1950
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
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Barry Gibb
(Member of the Music Group "Bee Gees," One of the Best-Selling Groups of All Time)

Barry Gibb
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Birthdate: September 1, 1946
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man

A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees is known for his versatility. Barry ranks second on the Guinness World Records list of successful songwriters and has gifted his fans cult classics of pop/disco music of the 1960s and 1970s, such as Stayin’ Alive.

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 5 
Roger Waters
(Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Screenwriter, Singer, Pianist, Record producer)

Roger Waters
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Birthdate: September 6, 1943
Birthplace: Surrey

Co-founder of the rock band, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters is celebrated singer, songwriter and composer. Beginning his career with rhythm guitar, he initially served solely as a bassist in Pink Floyd before emerging as their lyricist, co-lead vocalist, and conceptual leader. Later he left the group due to creative difference and embarked on his solo career, releasing numerous albums and singles

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Alex Lifeson
(Guitarist and Backing Vocalist of the Progressive Rock Band 'Rush')

Alex Lifeson
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Birthdate: August 27, 1953
Birthplace: Fernie, Canada

Alex Lifeson is a Canadian songwriter, musician, and record producer. He co-founded the progressive rock band Rush and serves as its guitarist. He plays electric and acoustic guitars and can also play other string instruments, such as mandola, mandolin, and bouzouki. Besides music, he is a licensed aircraft pilot and an actor. He has appeared in some TV shows. 

 7 
David Mustaine
(American musician)

David Mustaine
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Birthdate: September 13, 1961
Birthplace: La Mesa
Dave Mustaine performed as the lead guitarist of the heavy metal band Metallica and later left the band due to substance abuse issues. He then co-founded Megadeth and performed as its lead guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He also launched a metal festival named Gigantour. He is also a cancer survivor.
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 8 
Nick Cave
(Singer-songwriter)

Nick Cave
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Birthdate: September 22, 1957
Birthplace: Warracknabeal
Nick Cave is best known as the lead singer of the rock band Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. The ARIA Hall of Fame inductee is known for the intense themes of his songs, such as death. He has also written several books, including novels and anthologies of his poetry. 

 9 
Nile Rodgers
(Guitarist, Composer, Songwriter, Record producer, Film score composer)

Nile Rodgers
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Birthdate: September 19, 1952
Birthplace: New York City

 10 
Peter Cetera
(Lead Vocalist and Bassist of the Rock Band 'Chicago')

Peter Cetera
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Birthdate: September 13, 1944
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Retired singer, songwriter, and bassist, Peter Cetera, first gained fame as an original member of the rock band Chicago. He later launched a successful solo career as well. He often collaborated with David Foster and Amy Grant over the course of his long career. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. 

 11 
George Jones
(Country Singer Best Known for His Song ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today')

George Jones
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Birthdate: September 12, 1931
Birthplace: Saratoga, Texas, United States
Died: April 26, 2013

George Jones was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Renowned for his distinctive voice and phrasing, George Jones was widely regarded as the greatest living country singer during the last 20 years of his life. Jones is also remembered for staying painstakingly loyal to country music throughout his life. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992.

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Teddy Geiger
(Musician)

Teddy Geiger
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Birthdate: September 16, 1988
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA

 13 
Steve Jones
(Guitarist)

Steve Jones
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Birthdate: September 3, 1955
Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, England

 14 
Lita Ford
(Lead Guitarist Of The Rock Band 'The Runaways')

Lita Ford
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Birthdate: September 19, 1958
Birthplace: London, England

Lita Ford is an English-born American vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead guitarist for The Runaways, a now-defunct rock band. Also a humanitarian, Ford took part in a cooking television game show titled Chopped in an attempt to raise $10,000 for her charity. In the 2010 film The Runaways, Ford was played by Scout Taylor-Compton.

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 15 
Don Felder
(Musician)

Don Felder
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Birthdate: September 21, 1947
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, USA

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James Bay
(Singer and Guitarist Best Known for His Single "Hold Back the River.")

James Bay
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Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Birthplace: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
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José Feliciano
(Musician, singer and composer, best known for many international hits, including his rendition of the Doors')

José Feliciano
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Birthdate: September 10, 1945
Birthplace: Lares, Puerto Rico

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Shirley Manson
(Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Musician, Model, Songwriter)

Shirley Manson
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Birthdate: August 26, 1966
Birthplace: Edinburgh
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 19 
John Phillips
(Musician)

John Phillips
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Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Birthplace: nowrap Parris Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: March 18, 2001

 20 
Dweezil Zappa
(Guitarist)

Dweezil Zappa
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Birthdate: September 5, 1969
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
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 21 
James Righton
(Musician)

James Righton
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Birthdate: August 25, 1983
Birthplace: England

James Righton is an English musician credited with co-creating the new rave band Klaxons. Apart from releasing albums and singles, James Righton also works on creating music for films and theatre. In 2015, he scored music for a short film titled William. In 2018, he scored for a comedy-drama feature film titled Benjamin.

 22 
Jarvis Cocker
(Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer)

Jarvis Cocker
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Birthdate: September 19, 1963
Birthplace: Sheffield
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 23 
Al Jardine
(Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Record producer)

Al Jardine
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Birthdate: September 3, 1942
Birthplace: Lima

 24 
Amy Macdonald
(Singer-songwriter)

Amy Macdonald
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Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Birthplace: Bishopbriggs, Scotland

 25 
Tommy Shaw
(Musician)

Tommy Shaw
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Birthdate: September 11, 1953
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, USA

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Freddie King
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter)

Freddie King
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Birthdate: September 3, 1934
Birthplace: Gilmer
Died: December 28, 1976
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David A. Stewart
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Birthdate: September 9, 1952
Birthplace: Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK

 28 
Miyavi
(Singer, Guitarist)

Miyavi
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Birthdate: September 14, 1981
Birthplace: Konohana-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture

Miyavi is a Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and record producer. Apart from being an entertainer, Miyavi is also a volunteer at UNHCR; since 2013, he has been visiting several refugee camps across the world. He was made an official UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in November 2017.   

 29 
Alex Clare
(Singer)

Alex Clare
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Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England

 30 
Jimmie Rodgers
(Singer-songwriter and musician)

Jimmie Rodgers
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Birthdate: September 8, 1897
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 26, 1933

 31 
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
(Musician, Guitarist)

Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
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Birthdate: September 15, 1964
Birthplace: Lodi, New Jersey, United States

 32 
Steve Gaines
(Musician)

Steve Gaines
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Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Birthplace: Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Died: October 20, 1977

 33 
Mia Zapata
(Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)

Mia Zapata
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Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 7, 1993

 34 
Vivian Campbell
(Guitarist, Association football player)

Vivian Campbell
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Birthdate: August 25, 1962
Birthplace: Belfast

 35 
Jonny Buckland
(Guitarist)

Jonny Buckland
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Birthdate: September 11, 1977
Birthplace: London Borough of Islington

 36 
Loudon Wainwright III
(Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film actor, Television actor, Guitarist)

Loudon Wainwright III
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Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Birthplace: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Mark Wilkerson
(Musician)

Mark Wilkerson
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Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Birthplace: Enterprise, Alabama, United States

 38 
Nuno Bettencourt
(Lead guitarist of the Boston rock band Extreme)

Nuno Bettencourt
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Birthdate: September 20, 1966
Birthplace: Praia da Vitória, Portugal

 39 
Lianne La Havas
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist)

Lianne La Havas
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Birthdate: August 23, 1989
Birthplace: London

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Ed King
(Musician)

Ed King
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Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: August 22, 2018

 41 
Danny Worsnop
(Musician)

Danny Worsnop
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Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Birthplace: Beverley

Danny Worsnop has not only been the lead signer of the rock bands We Are Harlot and Asking Alexandria, but has also embarked on a solo career, focusing on country music. He has penned an unpublished memoir, Am I Insane?, and prefers to keep himself away from the media.

 42 
Nick Massi
(Bass Singer & Bass Guitarist for 'The Four Seasons')

Nick Massi
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Birthdate: September 19, 1927
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 24, 2000

 43 
Lisa Cimorelli
(Musician, Singer)

Lisa Cimorelli
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Birthdate: September 19, 1993
Birthplace: California

 44 
Justine Frischmann
(Was the Lead Singer of the Britpop band 'Elastica' and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Suede')

Justine Frischmann
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Birthdate: September 16, 1969
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England

 45 
Glen Matlock
(Musician)

Glen Matlock
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Birthdate: August 27, 1956
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England, UK

 46 
William DuVall
(Musician)

William DuVall
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Birthdate: September 6, 1967
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 47 
Rudolf Schenker
(Guitarist)

Rudolf Schenker
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Birthdate: August 31, 1948
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany

 48 
Omar Rodríguez-López
(Composer, Jazz musician, Guitarist)

Omar Rodríguez-López
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Birthdate: September 1, 1975
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

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Jimmy Pop
(Musician)

Jimmy Pop
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Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Birthplace: Trappe, Pennsylvania, USA

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Paul Kossoff
(Former Guitarist mainly known as the co-founder and guitarist for the English rock band Free)

Paul Kossoff
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Birthdate: September 14, 1950
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Died: March 19, 1976