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List of famous guitar players from Scotland, listed alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Scotland has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic and more. These are some of the best Scottish guitar players to ever live, so if you're a native of Scotland and play guitar then this list should make you proud. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Scotland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Stuart Braithwaite and Ian Anderson are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Scottish guitarists?" and "Which guitar players are from Scotland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Scotland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a guitar player or just love music you can use this list of talented Scottish guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy.

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Al Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Al Stewart age 72

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Alex Harvey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Alex Harvey Died at 47 (1935-1982)

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Alex Kapranos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Alex Kapranos age 45

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Amy Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Amy Macdonald age 30

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Andy Dunlop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Andy Dunlop age 45

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Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Angus Young age 62

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Billy Bremner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Billy Bremner age 71

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Brian Robertson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Charlie Burchill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Colin Hay is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Colin Hay age 64

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Dave Flett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Dave Flett age 66

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David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
David Byrne age 65

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Dick Gaughan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Dick Gaughan age 69

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Donovan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Donovan age 71

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Edwyn Collins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Edwyn Collins age 58

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Eugene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Eugene Kelly age 52

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Francis Healy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Francis Healy age 44

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Hamish Stuart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Hamish Stuart age 68

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Ian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Ian Anderson age 70

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Ian Bairnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Ian Bairnson age 64

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Ian McCallum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Ian McCallum age 52

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James Allan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
James Allan age 38

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Jim Mullen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Jim Mullen age 72

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Jimmy McCulloch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Jimmy McCulloch Died at 26 (1953-1979)

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John McGeoch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
John McGeoch Died at 49 (1955-2004)

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Johnny McElhone is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Junior Campbell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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King Creosote is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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KT Tunstall is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
KT Tunstall age 42

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Malcolm Middleton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Malcolm Young is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Malcolm Young age 64

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Manny Charlton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Mark Knopfler age 68

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Michael Bruce is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Michael Bruce Died at 21 (1746-1767)

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Midge Ure is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Midge Ure age 64

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Neil Clark is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Neil Clark age 59

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Paolo Nutini is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Paolo Nutini age 30

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Roddy Frame is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Roddy Frame age 53

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Scott Shields is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Scott Shields age 48

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Simon Neil is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Simon Neil age 38

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Stevie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Stuart Adamson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Stuart Adamson Died at 43 (1958-2001)

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Stuart Braithwaite is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Tony Blair is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Tony Blair age 64

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Willie Gardner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland

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Zal Cleminson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Scotland
Zal Cleminson age 68