The 100 Oldest Living Guitar Heroes

26 May 2017 (UTC+01)

The oldest and greatest guitarists still alive...

1
Kenny Burrell is
85 years 9 months 26 days old. He was born on 31 July 1931
2
Otis Rush is
82 years 27 days old. He was born on 29 April 1935
3
Buddy Guy is
80 years 9 months 26 days old. He was born on 30 July 1936
4
Dick Dale is
80 years 22 days old. He was born on 4 May 1937
5
Duane Eddy is
79 years 1 month old. He was born on 26 April 1938
6
James Burton is
77 years 9 months 5 days old. He was born on 21 August 1939
7
Steve Cropper is
75 years 7 months 5 days old. He was born on 21 October 1941
8
Hank Marvin is
75 years 6 months 28 days old. He was born on 28 October 1941
9
John McLaughlin is
75 years 4 months 22 days old. He was born on 4 January 1942
10
Andy Summers is
74 years 4 months 26 days old. He was born on 31 December 1942
11
George Benson is
74 years 2 months 4 days old. He was born on 22 March 1943
12
Robbie Robertson is
73 years 10 months 21 days old. He was born on 5 July 1943
13
Dickey Betts is
73 years 5 months 14 days old. He was born on 12 December 1943
14
Keith Richards is
73 years 5 months 8 days old. He was born on 18 December 1943
15
Albert Lee is
73 years 5 months 5 days old. He was born on 21 December 1943
16
Jimmy Page is
73 years 4 months 17 days old. He was born on 9 January 1944
17
Jeff Beck is
72 years 11 months 2 days old. He was born on 24 June 1944
18
Robin Trower is
72 years 2 months 17 days old. He was born on 9 March 1945
19
Eric Clapton is
72 years 1 month 26 days old. He was born on 30 March 1945
20
Ritchie Blackmore is
72 years 1 month 12 days old. He was born on 14 April 1945
21
Pete Townshend is
72 years 7 days old. He was born on 19 May 1945
22
Leslie West is
71 years 7 months 4 days old. He was born on 22 October 1945
23
Neil Young is
71 years 6 months 14 days old. He was born on 12 November 1945
24
Robby Krieger is
71 years 4 months 18 days old. He was born on 8 January 1946
25
David Gilmour is
71 years 2 months 20 days old. He was born on 6 March 1946
26
Robert Fripp is
71 years 10 days old. He was born on 16 May 1946
27
Jerry Donahue is
70 years 8 months 2 days old. He was born on 24 September 1946
28
Peter Green is
70 years 6 months 27 days old. He was born on 29 October 1946
29
Martin Barre is
70 years 6 months 9 days old. He was born on 17 November 1946
30
Rick Nielson is
70 years 5 months 4 days old. He was born on 22 December 1946
31
Dave Davies is
70 years 3 months 23 days old. He was born on 3 February 1947
32
Ry Cooder is
70 years 2 months 11 days old. He was born on 15 March 1947
33
Steve Howe is
70 years 1 month 18 days old. He was born on 8 April 1947
34
Ronnie Wood is
69 years 11 months 25 days old. He was born on 1 June 1947
35
Mick Box is
69 years 11 months 18 days old. He was born on 8 June 1947
36
Brian May is
69 years 10 months 7 days old. He was born on 19 July 1947
37
Carlos Santana is
69 years 10 months 6 days old. He was born on 20 July 1947
38
Don Felder is
69 years 8 months 5 days old. He was born on 21 September 1947
39
Glenn Tipton is
69 years 7 months 1 day old. He was born on 25 October 1947
40
Joe Walsh is
69 years 6 months 6 days old. He was born on 20 November 1947
41
Tony Iommi is
69 years 3 months 7 days old. He was born on 19 February 1948
42
Larry Carlton is
69 years 2 months 24 days old. He was born on 2 March 1948
43
Gordon Giltrap is
69 years 1 month 20 days old. He was born on 6 April 1948
44
Ted Nugent is
68 years 5 months 13 days old. He was born on 13 December 1948
45
Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter is
68 years 5 months 13 days old. He was born on 13 December 1948
46
Mick Taylor is
68 years 4 months 9 days old. He was born on 17 January 1949
47
Richard Thompson is
68 years 1 month 23 days old. He was born on 3 April 1949
48
Francis Rossi is
67 years 11 months 28 days old. He was born on 29 May 1949
49
Mark Knopfler is
67 years 9 months 14 days old. He was born on 12 August 1949
50
Lindsey Buckingham is
67 years 7 months 23 days old. He was born on 3 October 1949
51
Bonnie Raitt is
67 years 6 months 18 days old. She was born on 8 November 1949
52
Billy Gibbons is
67 years 5 months 10 days old. He was born on 16 December 1949
53
Adrian Belew is
67 years 5 months 3 days old. He was born on 23 December 1949
54
Steve Hackett is
67 years 3 months 14 days old. He was born on 12 February 1950
55
Andy Powell is
67 years 3 months 7 days old. He was born on 19 February 1950
56
Peter Frampton is
67 years 1 month 4 days old. He was born on 22 April 1950
57
Joe Perry is
66 years 8 months 16 days old. He was born on 10 September 1950
58
Scott Gorham is
66 years 2 months 9 days old. He was born on 17 March 1951
59
Ace Frehley is
66 years 29 days old. He was born on 27 April 1951
60
KK Downing is
65 years 6 months 29 days old. He was born on 27 October 1951
61
Gary Rossington is
65 years 5 months 22 days old. He was born on 4 December 1951
62
Robben Ford is
65 years 5 months 10 days old. He was born on 16 December 1951
63
John Scofield is
65 years 5 months old. He was born on 26 December 1951
64
Lee Ritenour is
65 years 4 months 15 days old. He was born on 11 January 1952
65
Paul Stanley is
65 years 4 months 6 days old. He was born on 20 January 1952
66
Malcolm Young is
64 years 4 months 20 days old. He was born on 6 January 1953
67
Robert Cray is
63 years 9 months 25 days old. He was born on 1 August 1953
68
Alex Lifeson is
63 years 8 months 29 days old. He was born on 27 August 1953
69
Trevor Rabin is
63 years 4 months 13 days old. He was born on 13 January 1954
70
Neal Schon is
63 years 2 months 29 days old. He was born on 27 February 1954
71
Nancy Wilson is
63 years 2 months 10 days old. She was born on 16 March 1954
72
Al Di Meola is
62 years 10 months 4 days old. He was born on 22 July 1954
73
Steve Morse is
62 years 9 months 28 days old. He was born on 28 July 1954
74
Pat Metheny is
62 years 9 months 14 days old. He was born on 12 August 1954
75
Eric Johnson is
62 years 9 months 9 days old. He was born on 17 August 1954
76
Frank Marino is
62 years 6 months 6 days old. He was born on 20 November 1954
77
Uli John Roth is
62 years 5 months 8 days old. He was born on 18 December 1954
78
Michael Schenker is
62 years 4 months 16 days old. He was born on 10 January 1955
79
Eddie Van Halen is
62 years 4 months old. He was born on 26 January 1955
80
Angus Young is
62 years 1 month 26 days old. He was born on 31 March 1955
81
Tommy Emmanuel is
61 years 11 months 26 days old. He was born on 31 May 1955
82
Steve Jones is
61 years 8 months 23 days old. He was born on 3 September 1955
83
Joe Satriani is
60 years 10 months 11 days old. He was born on 15 July 1956
84
Dave Murray is
60 years 5 months 3 days old. He was born on 23 December 1956
85
Adrian Smith is
60 years 2 months 29 days old. He was born on 27 February 1957
86
Vince Gill is
60 years 1 month 14 days old. He was born on 12 April 1957
87
Steve Lukather is
59 years 7 months 5 days old. He was born on 21 October 1957
88
Phil Collen is
59 years 5 months 18 days old. He was born on 8 December 1957
89
Brian Setzer is
58 years 1 month 16 days old. He was born on 10 April 1959
90
Richie Sambora is
57 years 10 months 15 days old. He was born on 11 July 1959
91
Steve Vai is
56 years 11 months 20 days old. He was born on 6 June 1960
92
The Edge is
55 years 9 months 18 days old. He was born on 8 August 1961
93
Dave Mustaine is
55 years 8 months 13 days old. He was born on 13 September 1961
94
Vivian Campbell is
54 years 9 months 1 day old. He was born on 25 August 1962
95
Kirk Hammett is
54 years 6 months 8 days old. He was born on 18 November 1962
96
Yngwie Malmsteen is
53 years 10 months 26 days old. He was born on 30 June 1963
97
James Hetfield is
53 years 9 months 23 days old. He was born on 3 August 1963
98
Johnny Marr is
53 years 6 months 26 days old. He was born on 31 October 1963
99
Slash is
51 years 10 months 3 days old. He was born on 23 July 1965
100
Mike McCready is
51 years 1 month 21 days old. He was born on 5 April 1966