Famous Guitarists from New England

List of famous guitarists born who were born in New England, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from New 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 New 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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  • Joe Perry
    Age: 71
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • John Mayer
    Age: 44
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Dick Dale
    Age: 85
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts
  • Dec. at 57 (1937-1994)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Norwood, Massachusetts
  • Rob Zombie
    Age: 57
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts
    • Nationality: Australia
    • Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Fall River
  • Eric Von Schmidt
    Dec. at 75 (1931-2007)
    • Nationality: United States of America, Germany
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Newton
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Rutland City, Vermont, United States of America
  • Andy Gibb
    Dec. at 30 (1958-1988)
    • Nationality: Australia, England
    • Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts
  • Willy DeVille
    Dec. at 58 (1950-2009)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, Stamford
  • Craig Finn
    Age: 50
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Lincoln, USA, Massachusetts
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Alan Wilson
    Dec. at 27 (1943-1970)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Arlington, Massachusetts
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
  • J Mascis
    Age: 56
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Amherst
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: New Jersey
  • Brad Delp
    Dec. at 55 (1951-2007)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Peabody, Massachusetts