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Famous Guitarists from Wales

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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Wales, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Wales 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 Wales 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.

This is a list that features items like Rick Springfield and Daniel Johns.

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



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    "Guitar" George Borowski

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    • Birthplace: Wales, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Wrexham, United Kingdom, + more
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    Andrew Fairweather Low is a Welsh guitarist, songwriter, producer and vocalist. He was a founding member of 1960s British pop band Amen Corner, and in recent years has toured extensively with Roger Waters, Eric Clapton and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings.more

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    • Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Wales, Ystrad Mynach, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, + more
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    Andy Scott
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    Andy Scott is a British musician and songwriter. He is best known for being the lead guitarist and a vocalist in the band Sweet.more

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    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Wrexham, United Kingdom
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    Brian Godding is a pop, rock and jazz guitarist. He was brought up, and has mostly lived, in London. He has been a member of many rock, jazz and progressive rock bands, such as The Gravediggers, The Ingoes, Blossom Toes, B. B. Blunder, Solid Gold Cadillac, Magma, Centipede, Mike Westbrook Orchestra and ...more

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    • Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Wales, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
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    David William "Dave" Edmunds is a Welsh singer, guitarist and record producer. Although he is mainly associated with pub rock and new wave, and had many hits in the 1970s and early 1980s, his natural leaning has always been towards 1950s style rock and roll.more

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    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom
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    Geraint Watkins, is a rock and roll pianist and accordionist backing artistes such as; Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds, Van Morrison, Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Roy St. John and Shakin' Stevens. He has also returned to a solo career, issued a number of albums under his own name, the latest being In A Bad ...more

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    • Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Wales
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    Grant Nicholas is a Welsh musician, best known as the lead singer and lead guitarist of the rock band Feeder.more

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    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Newport, United Kingdom
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    Gruff Rhys
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    Gruffydd Maredudd Bowen Rhys is a Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author. He performs solo and with several bands, including Super Furry Animals who obtained mainstream success in the 1990s. He formed the electro-pop outfit Neon Neon with Boom Bip. Their album Stainless Style was ...more

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    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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    Gwyn Ashton is a blues/rock guitarist and singer-songwriter.more

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    • Birthplace: Wales
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    Huw Bunford
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    Huw "Bunf" Bunford is the guitarist in the rock band, Super Furry Animals.more

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    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Wales, South Glamorgan, Eurasia, Cardiff, South Wales, + more
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    James Dean Bradfield
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    James Dean Bradfield is a Welsh singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. He is known for being the lead guitarist and lead vocalist for the Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers.more

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    • Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Wales, Pontypool, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, + more
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    John James is a Welsh virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist and songwriter. He is best known for his original instrumental compositions for the guitar as well as interpretations of blues, folk, ragtime, jazz and classical tunes.more

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    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Wales, Lampeter, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, + more
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    Matthew Tuck
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    Matthew "Matt" Tuck is a Welsh musician. He is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist in the Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine. He and the other 3 members of his old band founded Jeff Killed John in 1998, but after changing the bassist in 2003, the band was renamed to Bullet for My ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bridgend, United Kingdom
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    Michael Paget, also known as Padge, is a Welsh musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine.more

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    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Bridgend, United Kingdom
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    Michael Richard 'Mickey' Gee was a rock and roll guitarist who played alongside some of the most prominent Welsh musicians of the last forty years. He died on 21 January 2009 in Cardiff from emphysema.more

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    • Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
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    Mikel Japp

    Michael C Japp was a Welsh musician and songwriter. Japp joined May Fisher, a Llanelli-based band, just before it was taken up by a London rock and pop music agency - through a friend who went on to establish 3PR - and sent on an extended and successful tour of Yugoslavia under a new name: Thank You. On ...more

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    • Birthplace: Wales, Eurasia, South Wales, United Kingdom, Brecon Beacons, + more
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    Nigel Pulsford is a British guitarist, best known as the original lead guitarist of the alternative rock band Bush.more

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    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Newport, United Kingdom
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    Paul William "Tonka" Chapman is a Welsh rock guitarist best known for his work in bands such as UFO and Lone Star. Chapman is well known by his nickname "Tonka", allegedly acquired because of his indestructible qualities.more

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    • Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
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    Peredur Ap Gwynedd
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    Peredur Wyn ap Gwynedd is a Welsh guitarist. He was born and raised in South Wales and currently resides in London. His brother, Rheinallt ap Gwynedd, was the bassist for the band Apollo 440 and his sister, Llinor ap Gwynedd, is an actress. Ap Gwynedd was a judge on Welsh talent show "Waw Ffactor" ...more

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    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Pontypool, United Kingdom
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    Spencer Davis is a Welsh musician and multi-instrumentalist, and the founder of the 1960s rock band The Spencer Davis Group. Davis dropped the E in Davies and became Davis because in England and in the US his last name was pronounced "Daveys" and not Davis as in the Welsh pronunciation.more

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    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Swansea, United Kingdom
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