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List of famous guitarists born who were born in New York, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from New York are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous New York guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Adam Sandler and Lou Reed.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from New York?" and "Who are famous New York guitarists?"

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Adam Sandler age 51

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Joe Satriani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Joe Satriani age 61

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John Frusciante is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Johnny Ramone Died at 56 (1948-2004)

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Lou Reed Died at 71 (1942-2013)

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Steve Vai is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Steve Vai age 57

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Elliot Easton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Elliot Easton age 64

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Michael McKean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Jim Hall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Jim Hall Died at 83 (1930-2013)

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Eddie Money is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Eddie Money age 68

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Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Ani DiFranco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Ani DiFranco age 47

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Tom Morello is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Tom Morello age 53

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Taj Mahal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Taj Mahal age 75

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Les Fradkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Les Fradkin age 66

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Rufus Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Johnny Thunders is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Johnny Thunders Died at 39 (1952-1991)

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Lucky Peterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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John Rzeznik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
John Rzeznik age 52

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John Oates is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
John Oates age 68

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John Petrucci is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
John Petrucci age 50

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Brian Setzer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Brian Setzer age 58

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John Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Janis Ian is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Janis Ian age 66

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Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Paul Stanley age 65

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Scott Ian Rosenfeld is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Sean Lennon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Sean Lennon age 42

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Lee Ranaldo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Lee Ranaldo age 61

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John P. Hammond is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Willie Nile is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Willie Nile age 69

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Dave Van Ronk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Dave Van Ronk Died at 66 (1936-2002)

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Eddie Rabbitt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Eddie Rabbitt Died at 57 (1941-1998)

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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Ace Frehley age 66

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Rivers Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Rivers Cuomo age 47

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Jakob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Jakob Dylan age 48

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Jason Vieaux is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Jason Vieaux age 44

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Chieli Minucci is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Leslie West is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Leslie West age 72

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Claudio Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Nile Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Nile Rodgers age 65

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Hugh Blumenfeld is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Duane Eddy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Duane Eddy age 79

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John Lombardo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
John Lombardo age 65

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Lenny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Lenny Kaye age 71

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Ira Newborn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Ira Newborn age 68

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Ron Thal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Ron Thal age 48

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Jesse Harris is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Jesse Harris age 48

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Larry Campbell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York

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Bob Brozman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York
Bob Brozman Died at 59 (1954-2013)