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Famous Guitarists from Pennsylvania

Updated June 8, 2017 2.5k views69 items

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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This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Pennsylvania?" and "Who are famous Pennsylvania guitarists?"
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  • Taylor Swift1

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceReading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. She is known...  more

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  • George Benson2

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAllegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He began...  more

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  • Joan Jett3

    Joan Jett

    Age: 62

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958) is an American rock singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • Joe Negri4

    Joe Negri

    Age: 93

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Joseph Harold Negri (born June 10, 1926) is an American jazz guitarist and educator. He...  more
  • Esteban5

    Esteban

    Age: 71

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Todd Rundgren6

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceDelaware County, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer,...  more

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  • David Mansfield7

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    David Mansfield (born September 13, 1956) is an American musician and composer. Mansfield was...  more
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    David Miller

    Dec. at 70 (1883-1953)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOhio River

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  • Otis Rush9

    Otis Rush

    Age: 84

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePennsylvania, Area code 215, Contiguous United States, Philadelphia, United States of America

    Otis Rush Jr. (April 29, 1934 – September 29, 2018) was an American blues guitarist and...  more

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  • Kevin Eubanks10

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePennsylvania, Area code 215, Contiguous United States, Philadelphia, United States of America

    Kevin Tyrone Eubanks (born November 15, 1957) is an American jazz and fusion guitarist and...  more
  • Wayne Coyne11

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAllegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Wayne Michael Coyne (born January 13, 1961) is an American musician. He is the lead singer,...  more
  • Paul Doucette12

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAllegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Paul John Doucette (born August 22, 1972) is an American musician best known for being the...  more
  • Jaco Pastorius13

    Jaco Pastorius

    Dec. at 36 (1951-1987)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNorristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    John Francis Anthony "Jaco" Pastorius III (, December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987) was an...  more

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  • David Bromberg14

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePennsylvania, Area code 215, Contiguous United States, Philadelphia, United States of America

    David Bromberg (born September 19, 1945) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and...  more
  • Richard Rossi15

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAllegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Richard Rossi (born March 2, 1963) is an American filmmaker, actor, writer, talk radio host,...  more
  • Justin Sane16

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Justin Cathal Geever, known professionally as Justin Sane (Born February 21, 1973), is the...  more
  • Lee Ving17

    Lee Ving

    Age: 69

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePennsylvania, Area code 215, Contiguous United States, Philadelphia, United States of America

    Lee Ving (born Lee James Capallero; April 10, 1950) is an American musician and actor. He is...  more

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  • Amos Lee18

    Amos Lee

    Age: 42

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

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    Buck Page

    Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Buck Page (June 18, 1922 — August 21, 2006) founded the first western band known as Riders of...  more
  • Jimmy Thackery20

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Jimmy Thackery (born May 19, 1953, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American...  more

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  • Ray Benson21

    Ray Benson

    Age: 68

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Ray Benson (born March 16, 1951) is the front man of the Western swing band Asleep at the...  more
  • Jimmy Bruno22

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Jimmy Bruno (born July 22, 1953) is an American jazz guitarist from Philadelphia....  more
  • John Corabi23

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePennsylvania, Area code 215, Contiguous United States, Philadelphia, United States of America

    John Corabi (born April 26, 1959) is an American hard rock singer and guitarist. He was the...  more
  • Reb Beach24

    Reb Beach

    Age: 56

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAllegheny County, Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Richard Earl "Reb" Beach Jr. (born August 31, 1963) is an American rock guitarist. He is a...  more
  • Gene Ween25

    Gene Ween

    Age: 49

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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