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Famous Guitarists from Wales

Updated June 8, 2017 4.9k views21 items

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Wales, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Wales 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 Wales 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 Wales?" and "Who are famous Wales guitarists?"
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    "Guitar" George Borowski

    • Birthplace: Wales, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Wrexham, United Kingdom
  • Andy Fairweather Low
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    Andrew Fairweather Low (born 2 August 1948) is a Welsh guitarist, songwriter, producer and vocalist. He was a founder member and lead singer of 1960s British pop band Amen Corner, and in recent years has toured extensively with Roger Waters, Eric Clapton and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings....  more
    • Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
  • Andy Scott
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    Andrew David "Andy" Scott (born 30 June 1949) is a Welsh musician and songwriter. He is best known for being the lead guitarist and a backing vocalist in the band Sweet....  more
    • Nationality: Wales
    • Birthplace: Wrexham, United Kingdom
  • Brian Godding (born 19 August 1945, Monmouth, South Wales) is a pop, rock and jazz guitarist. He was brought up, and has mostly lived, in London. He has been a member of many rock, jazz and progressive rock bands, such as the Gravediggers, The Ingoes, Blossom Toes, B. B. Blunder, Solid Gold Cadillac, Magma, Centipede, The Mike Westbrook Orchestra and Full Monte. As session or guest musician, he appeared on Julie Driscoll's 1969 album, Reg King's solo album, three albums by Kevin Coyne and Andrew Leigh's Magician album, as well as A Wish for a Season by Kind Hearts & English. Godding is the brother-in-law of Julie Driscoll (now Julie Tippetts)....  more
    • Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Wales, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories