The 100 Oldest Living Guitar Heroes

January 23, 2018 (UTC)

The 100 oldest pop and rock guitar players still alive

1
Kenny Burrell is
86 years 5 months 23 days old. He was born on 31 July 1931
2
John Mayall is
84 years 1 month 25 days old. He was born on 29 November 1933
3
Otis Rush is
82 years 8 months 25 days old. He was born on 29 April 1935
4
Nokie Edwards is
82 years 8 months 14 days old. He was born on 9 May 1935
5
Buddy Merrill is
81 years 6 months 7 days old. He was born on 16 July 1936
6
Buddy Guy is
81 years 5 months 24 days old. He was born on 30 July 1936
7
Reggie Young is
81 years 1 month 11 days old. He was born on 12 December 1936
8
Dick Dale is
80 years 8 months 19 days old. He was born on 4 May 1937
9
Duane Eddy is
79 years 8 months 28 days old. He was born on 26 April 1938
10
James Burton is
78 years 5 months 2 days old. He was born on 21 August 1939
11
Jorma Kaukonen is
77 years 1 month old. He was born on 23 December 1940
12
Steve Cropper is
76 years 3 months 2 days old. He was born on 21 October 1941
13
Hank Marvin is
76 years 2 months 26 days old. He was born on 28 October 1941
14
Bruce Welch is
76 years 2 months 21 days old. He was born on 2 November 1941
15
John McLaughlin is
76 years 19 days old. He was born on 4 January 1942
16
Roger McGuinn is
75 years 6 months 10 days old. He was born on 13 July 1942
17
Andy Summers is
75 years 23 days old. He was born on 31 December 1942
18
George Benson is
74 years 10 months 1 day old. He was born on 22 March 1943
19
Robbie Robertson is
74 years 6 months 18 days old. He was born on 5 July 1943
20
Dickey Betts is
74 years 1 month 11 days old. He was born on 12 December 1943
21
Keith Richards is
74 years 1 month 5 days old. He was born on 18 December 1943
22
Albert Lee is
74 years 1 month 2 days old. He was born on 21 December 1943
23
Jimmy Page is
74 years 14 days old. He was born on 9 January 1944
24
Mick Ralphs is
73 years 9 months 23 days old. He was born on 31 March 1944
25
Dave Edmunds is
73 years 9 months 8 days old. He was born on 15 April 1944
26
Jeff Beck is
73 years 6 months 30 days old. He was born on 24 June 1944
27
Mick Jones (Foreigner) is
73 years 27 days old. He was born on 27 December 1944
28
Robin Trower is
72 years 10 months 14 days old. He was born on 9 March 1945
29
Eric Clapton is
72 years 9 months 24 days old. He was born on 30 March 1945
30
Ritchie Blackmore is
72 years 9 months 9 days old. He was born on 14 April 1945
31
Pete Townshend is
72 years 8 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 May 1945
32
Leslie West is
72 years 3 months 1 day old. He was born on 22 October 1945
33
Neil Young is
72 years 2 months 11 days old. He was born on 12 November 1945
34
Robby Krieger is
72 years 15 days old. He was born on 8 January 1946
35
David Gilmour is
71 years 10 months 17 days old. He was born on 6 March 1946
36
Robert Fripp is
71 years 8 months 7 days old. He was born on 16 May 1946
37
Jerry Donahue is
71 years 3 months 30 days old. He was born on 24 September 1946
38
Peter Green is
71 years 2 months 25 days old. He was born on 29 October 1946
39
Martin Barre is
71 years 2 months 6 days old. He was born on 17 November 1946
40
Rick Nielson is
71 years 1 month 1 day old. He was born on 22 December 1946
41
Dave Davies is
70 years 11 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 February 1947
42
Ry Cooder is
70 years 10 months 8 days old. He was born on 15 March 1947
43
Steve Howe is
70 years 9 months 15 days old. He was born on 8 April 1947
44
Ronnie Wood is
70 years 7 months 22 days old. He was born on 1 June 1947
45
Mick Box is
70 years 7 months 15 days old. He was born on 8 June 1947
46
Elliott Randall is
70 years 7 months 8 days old. He was born on 15 June 1947
47
Brian May is
70 years 6 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 July 1947
48
Bernie Leadon is
70 years 6 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 July 1947
49
Carlos Santana is
70 years 6 months 3 days old. He was born on 20 July 1947
50
Eric Bell is
70 years 4 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 September 1947
51
Don Felder is
70 years 4 months 2 days old. He was born on 21 September 1947
52
Glenn Tipton is
70 years 2 months 29 days old. He was born on 25 October 1947
53
Joe Walsh is
70 years 2 months 3 days old. He was born on 20 November 1947
54
Tony Iommi is
69 years 11 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 February 1948
55
Larry Carlton is
69 years 10 months 21 days old. He was born on 2 March 1948
56
Snowy White is
69 years 10 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 March 1948
57
Gordon Giltrap is
69 years 9 months 17 days old. He was born on 6 April 1948
58
Rudolf Schenker is
69 years 4 months 23 days old. He was born on 31 August 1948
59
Ted Nugent is
69 years 1 month 10 days old. He was born on 13 December 1948
60
Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter is
69 years 1 month 10 days old. He was born on 13 December 1948
61
Mick Taylor is
69 years 6 days old. He was born on 17 January 1949
62
Richard Thompson is
68 years 9 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 April 1949
63
Francis Rossi is
68 years 7 months 25 days old. He was born on 29 May 1949
64
Mark Knopfler is
68 years 5 months 11 days old. He was born on 12 August 1949
65
Lindsey Buckingham is
68 years 3 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 October 1949
66
Bonnie Raitt is
68 years 2 months 15 days old. She was born on 8 November 1949
67
Tom Verlaine is
68 years 1 month 10 days old. He was born on 13 December 1949
68
Billy Gibbons is
68 years 1 month 7 days old. He was born on 16 December 1949
69
Adrian Belew is
68 years 1 month old. He was born on 23 December 1949
70
Mike Campbell is
67 years 11 months 22 days old. He was born on 1 February 1950
71
Steve Hackett is
67 years 11 months 11 days old. He was born on 12 February 1950
72
Rickey Medlocke is
67 years 11 months 6 days old. He was born on 17 February 1950
73
Andy Powell is
67 years 11 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 February 1950
74
Peter Frampton is
67 years 9 months 1 day old. He was born on 22 April 1950
75
Mick Moody is
67 years 4 months 24 days old. He was born on 30 August 1950
76
Joe Perry is
67 years 4 months 13 days old. He was born on 10 September 1950
77
Mike Rutherford is
67 years 3 months 21 days old. He was born on 2 October 1950
78
Sylvain Sylvain is
66 years 11 months 9 days old. He was born on 14 February 1951
79
Scott Gorham is
66 years 10 months 6 days old. He was born on 17 March 1951
80
Jimmie Vaughan is
66 years 10 months 3 days old. He was born on 20 March 1951
81
Ace Frehley is
66 years 8 months 27 days old. He was born on 27 April 1951
82
Mick Mars is
66 years 8 months 19 days old. He was born on 4 May 1951
83
Bernie Marsden is
66 years 8 months 16 days old. He was born on 7 May 1951
84
Steve Hillage is
66 years 5 months 21 days old. He was born on 2 August 1951
85
K K Downing is
66 years 2 months 27 days old. He was born on 27 October 1951
86
Gary Rossington is
66 years 1 month 19 days old. He was born on 4 December 1951
87
Robben Ford is
66 years 1 month 7 days old. He was born on 16 December 1951
88
Paul Stanley is
66 years 3 days old. He was born on 20 January 1952
89
Brad Whitford is
65 years 11 months old. He was born on 23 February 1952
90
Vinnie Vincent is
65 years 5 months 17 days old. He was born on 6 August 1952
91
Nile Rodgers is
65 years 4 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 September 1952
92
Robert Cray is
64 years 5 months 22 days old. He was born on 1 August 1953
93
Alex Lifeson is
64 years 4 months 27 days old. He was born on 27 August 1953
94
Tommy Shaw is
64 years 4 months 12 days old. He was born on 11 September 1953
95
Bruce Kulick is
64 years 1 month 11 days old. He was born on 12 December 1953
96
Elliot Easton is
64 years 1 month 5 days old. He was born on 18 December 1953
97
Trevor Rabin is
64 years 10 days old. He was born on 13 January 1954
98
Neal Schon is
63 years 10 months 27 days old. He was born on 27 February 1954
99
Nancy Wilson is
63 years 10 months 7 days old. She was born on 16 March 1954
100
Steve Morse is
63 years 5 months 26 days old. He was born on 28 July 1954
101
Eric Johnson is
63 years 5 months 6 days old. He was born on 17 August 1954
102
Frank Marino is
63 years 2 months 3 days old. He was born on 20 November 1954
103
Uli John Roth is
63 years 1 month 5 days old. He was born on 18 December 1954
104
Michael Schenker is
63 years 13 days old. He was born on 10 January 1955
105
Eddie Van Halen is
62 years 11 months 28 days old. He was born on 26 January 1955
106
Angus Young is
62 years 9 months 23 days old. He was born on 31 March 1955
107
Tommy Emmanuel is
62 years 7 months 23 days old. He was born on 31 May 1955
108
Mick Jones (The Clash) is
62 years 6 months 28 days old. He was born on 26 June 1955
109
Steve Jones is
62 years 4 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 September 1955
110
Brian Robertson is
61 years 11 months 11 days old. He was born on 12 February 1956
111
Joe Satriani is
61 years 6 months 8 days old. He was born on 15 July 1956
112
Peter Buck is
61 years 1 month 17 days old. He was born on 6 December 1956
113
Dave Murray is
61 years 1 month old. He was born on 23 December 1956
114
Janick Gers is
60 years 11 months 27 days old. He was born on 27 January 1957
115
Jake E Lee is
60 years 11 months 8 days old. He was born on 15 February 1957
116
Adrian Smith is
60 years 10 months 27 days old. He was born on 27 February 1957
117
Vince Gill is
60 years 9 months 11 days old. He was born on 12 April 1957
118
Steve Lukather is
60 years 3 months 2 days old. He was born on 21 October 1957
119
Phil Collen is
60 years 1 month 15 days old. He was born on 8 December 1957
120
Thurston Moore is
59 years 5 months 29 days old. He was born on 25 July 1958
121
Vernon Reid is
59 years 5 months 1 day old. He was born on 22 August 1958
122
Brian Setzer is
58 years 9 months 13 days old. He was born on 10 April 1959
123
Richie Sambora is
58 years 6 months 12 days old. He was born on 11 July 1959
124
Brent Mason is
58 years 6 months 10 days old. He was born on 13 July 1959
125
Warren Haynes is
57 years 9 months 17 days old. He was born on 6 April 1960
126
Steve Vai is
57 years 7 months 17 days old. He was born on 6 June 1960
127
Tommy Thayer is
57 years 2 months 16 days old. He was born on 7 November 1960
128
Phil Campbell is
56 years 8 months 16 days old. He was born on 7 May 1961
129
The Edge is
56 years 5 months 15 days old. He was born on 8 August 1961
130
Dave Mustaine is
56 years 4 months 10 days old. He was born on 13 September 1961
131
Vivian Campbell is
55 years 4 months 29 days old. He was born on 25 August 1962
132
Kirk Hammett is
55 years 2 months 5 days old. He was born on 18 November 1962
133
Yngwie Malmsteen is
54 years 6 months 24 days old. He was born on 30 June 1963
134
James Hetfield is
54 years 5 months 20 days old. He was born on 3 August 1963
135
Johnny Marr is
54 years 2 months 23 days old. He was born on 31 October 1963
136
Doug Aldrich is
53 years 11 months 4 days old. He was born on 19 February 1964
137
John Norum is
53 years 11 months old. He was born on 23 February 1964
138
Tom Morello is
53 years 7 months 24 days old. He was born on 30 May 1964
139
Slash is
52 years 6 months old. He was born on 23 July 1965
140
Mike McCready is
51 years 9 months 18 days old. He was born on 5 April 1966
141
Paul Gilbert is
51 years 2 months 17 days old. He was born on 6 November 1966
142
Zakk Wylde is
51 years 9 days old. He was born on 14 January 1967
143
John Petrucci is
50 years 6 months 11 days old. He was born on 12 July 1967
144
Dave Grohl is
49 years 9 days old. He was born on 14 January 1969
145
John Frusciante is
47 years 10 months 18 days old. He was born on 5 March 1970
146
Jonny Greenwood is
46 years 2 months 18 days old. He was born on 5 November 1971
147
Brad Paisley is
45 years 2 months 26 days old. He was born on 28 October 1972
148
Jack White is
42 years 6 months 14 days old. He was born on 9 July 1975
149
Joe Bonamassa is
40 years 8 months 15 days old. He was born on 8 May 1977
150
John Mayer is
40 years 3 months 7 days old. He was born on 16 October 1977