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

List is made up of a variety of items, including Adam Sandler and Lou Reed.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from New York City?" and "Who are famous New York City guitarists?"

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Adam Sandler age 51

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John Frusciante is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Lou Reed Died at 71 (1942-2013)

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Elliot Easton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Elliot Easton age 64

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Michael McKean is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Eddie Money is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Eddie Money age 68

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Tom Morello is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Tom Morello age 53

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Taj Mahal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Taj Mahal age 75

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Les Fradkin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Les Fradkin age 66

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Johnny Thunders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Johnny Thunders Died at 39 (1952-1991)

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John Oates is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
John Oates age 68

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Janis Ian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Janis Ian age 66

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Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Paul Stanley age 65

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Scott Ian Rosenfeld is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Sean Lennon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Sean Lennon age 42

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John P. Hammond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Dave Van Ronk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Dave Van Ronk Died at 66 (1936-2002)

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Eddie Rabbitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Eddie Rabbitt Died at 57 (1941-1998)

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Ace Frehley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Ace Frehley age 66

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Rivers Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Rivers Cuomo age 47

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Jakob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Jakob Dylan age 48

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Leslie West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Leslie West age 72

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Nile Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Nile Rodgers age 65

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Hugh Blumenfeld is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Lenny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Lenny Kaye age 71

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Ira Newborn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Ira Newborn age 68

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Ron Thal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Ron Thal age 48

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Jesse Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Jesse Harris age 48

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Larry Campbell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Kevin Shields is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Kevin Shields age 54

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Steve Stevens is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Steve Stevens age 58

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Bob Brozman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Bob Brozman Died at 59 (1954-2013)

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C.C. DeVille is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
C.C. DeVille age 55

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Walter Becker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Walter Becker age 67

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Greg Hetson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Greg Hetson age 57

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Bruce Kulick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Bruce Kulick age 64

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Chris Stein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Chris Stein age 67

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Emily Remler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Emily Remler Died at 33 (1957-1990)

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John Leventhal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Eddie Hazel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Eddie Hazel Died at 42 (1950-1992)

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Guy Davis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Guy Davis age 65

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Eric Gale is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Eric Gale Died at 56 (1938-1994)

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Bobby Broom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Bobby Broom age 56

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Bob Kulick is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Bob Kulick age 67

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Geoff Muldaur is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Geoff Muldaur age 74

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Frank Infante is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Frank Infante age 66

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Jennifer Batten is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City

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Eddie Ojeda is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Eddie Ojeda age 62

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Nick Valensi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Guitarists from New York City
Nick Valensi age 36