Famous Guitarists from Liverpool

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

Examples include Paul McCartney and John Lennon.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Liverpool?" and "Who are famous Liverpool guitarists?"
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. Born and raised in Liverpool, as a teenager Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze; his first band, the Quarrymen, evolved into the Beatles in 1960. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at least one Harrison composition, including "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something", which became the Beatles' second-most-covered song. Harrison's earliest musical influences included Big Bill Broonzy, George Formby and Django Reinhardt; Chet Atkins, Chuck Berry and Ry Cooder were significant later influences. By 1965 he had begun to lead the Beatles into folk rock ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: England

Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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Sir James Paul McCartney MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop music; his songwriting partnership with Lennon is one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. After the band's break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. McCartney has been recognised as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time, with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles of his work with the Beatles and as a ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: England

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Julian Lennon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Liverpool
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John Charles Julian Lennon is a British musician. He is the only child of John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia. The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, was his godfather. He has a younger half-brother, Sean Lennon. Lennon was named after his paternal grandmother, Julia Lennon. Lennon was the direct inspiration for three Beatles' songs: "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", "Hey Jude" and "Good Night". He is devoted to philanthropic endeavors, most notably his own White Feather Foundation and the Whaledreamers Organization, both of which promote the co-existence of all species and the health and well-being of the Earth. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United Kingdom

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

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