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List of famous guitarists born who were born in San Francisco Bay Area, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from San Francisco Bay Area 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 San Francisco Bay Area 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 San Francisco Bay Area?" and "Who are famous San Francisco Bay Area guitarists?"

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Jerry Garcia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Jerry Garcia Died at 53 (1942-1995)

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Kirk Hammett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Kirk Hammett age 55

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Courtney Love age 53

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John Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
John Fogerty age 72

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Jerry Horton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Jerry Horton age 42

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Lindsey Buckingham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Billie Joe Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Nancy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Nancy Wilson age 63

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Bob Weir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Bob Weir age 70

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Michael Trucco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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John Cipollina is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
John Cipollina Died at 46 (1943-1989)

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Peter Buck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Peter Buck age 61

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Tim Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Tim Armstrong age 52

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Grant Geissman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Tom Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Tom Fogerty Died at 49 (1941-1990)

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Alex Skolnick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Alex Skolnick age 49

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Joe Louis Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Jesse Michaels is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Dave Guard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Dave Guard Died at 57 (1934-1991)

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David Silveria is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Marc Bonilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Marc Bonilla age 62

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David Immerglück is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Ronnie Montrose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Ronnie Montrose Died at 65 (1947-2012)

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Jason Becker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Jason Becker age 48

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Miko Weaver is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Miko Weaver age 60

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Craig Fairbaugh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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D. Boon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
D. Boon Died at 27 (1958-1985)

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Jeffrey Foskett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Rick Hunolt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Rick Hunolt age 54

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Lars Frederiksen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Larry LaLonde is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Larry LaLonde age 49

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Gary Holt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Gary Holt age 53

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Rob Ickes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Rob Ickes age 50

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Michael Wilton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area

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Freddie Stone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Freddie Stone Died at 53 (1947-2000)

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Gerry Haner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Gerry Haner age 50

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Mat Callahan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area
Mat Callahan age 66

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Mike Varney is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from San Francisco Bay Area