Famous Guitarists from Pennsylvania

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Pennsylvania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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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    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Joan Jett
    Age: 64
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Joe Negri
    Age: 96
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania
  • Esteban
    Age: 74
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec. at 70 (1883-1953)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Ohio River
  • Otis Rush
    Age: 87
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, North Huntingdon Township, Pennsylvania
  • Jaco Pastorius
    Dec. at 35 (1951-1987)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Lee Ving
    Age: 72
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Amos Lee
    Age: 44
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Ray Benson
    Age: 71
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Reb Beach
    Age: 58
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania
  • Gene Ween
    Age: 52
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania