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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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Wales
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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, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
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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 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Wales
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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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