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Famous Guitarists from England

Updated June 8, 2017 7.1k views332 items

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

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

    Age: 75
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    Jimmy Page

    Age: 75
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    John Lennon

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    George Harrison

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    Adrian Frederick "H" Smith (born 27 February 1957) is an English guitarist and member of Iron...  more

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  • 9
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    The Edge

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    John Sykes

    Age: 60
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    Brian May

    Age: 72
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    Slash

    Age: 54
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  • 16
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  • 18
    Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter....  more

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  • 19
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  • 20
    Robin Leonard Trower (born 9 March 1945) is an English rock guitarist and vocalist who...  more

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  • 23
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