The 100 Oldest Living Guitar Heroes

November 22, 2017 (UTC)

The 100 oldest and greatest guitarists still alive

1
Kenny Burrell is
86 years 3 months 22 days old. He was born on 31 July 1931
2
Otis Rush is
82 years 6 months 24 days old. He was born on 29 April 1935
3
Buddy Guy is
81 years 3 months 23 days old. He was born on 30 July 1936
4
Reggie Young is
80 years 11 months 10 days old. He was born on 12 December 1936
5
Dick Dale is
80 years 6 months 18 days old. He was born on 4 May 1937
6
Duane Eddy is
79 years 6 months 27 days old. He was born on 26 April 1938
7
James Burton is
78 years 3 months 1 day old. He was born on 21 August 1939
8
Jorma Kaukonen is
76 years 10 months 30 days old. He was born on 23 December 1940
9
Steve Cropper is
76 years 1 month 1 day old. He was born on 21 October 1941
10
Hank Marvin is
76 years 25 days old. He was born on 28 October 1941
11
John McLaughlin is
75 years 10 months 18 days old. He was born on 4 January 1942
12
Andy Summers is
74 years 10 months 22 days old. He was born on 31 December 1942
13
George Benson is
74 years 8 months old. He was born on 22 March 1943
14
Robbie Robertson is
74 years 4 months 17 days old. He was born on 5 July 1943
15
Dickey Betts is
73 years 11 months 10 days old. He was born on 12 December 1943
16
Keith Richards is
73 years 11 months 4 days old. He was born on 18 December 1943
17
Albert Lee is
73 years 11 months 1 day old. He was born on 21 December 1943
18
Jimmy Page is
73 years 10 months 13 days old. He was born on 9 January 1944
19
Jeff Beck is
73 years 4 months 29 days old. He was born on 24 June 1944
20
Robin Trower is
72 years 8 months 13 days old. He was born on 9 March 1945
21
Eric Clapton is
72 years 7 months 23 days old. He was born on 30 March 1945
22
Ritchie Blackmore is
72 years 7 months 8 days old. He was born on 14 April 1945
23
Pete Townshend is
72 years 6 months 3 days old. He was born on 19 May 1945
24
Leslie West is
72 years 1 month old. He was born on 22 October 1945
25
Neil Young is
72 years 10 days old. He was born on 12 November 1945
26
Robby Krieger is
71 years 10 months 14 days old. He was born on 8 January 1946
27
David Gilmour is
71 years 8 months 16 days old. He was born on 6 March 1946
28
Robert Fripp is
71 years 6 months 6 days old. He was born on 16 May 1946
29
Jerry Donahue is
71 years 1 month 29 days old. He was born on 24 September 1946
30
Peter Green is
71 years 24 days old. He was born on 29 October 1946
31
Martin Barre is
71 years 5 days old. He was born on 17 November 1946
32
Rick Nielson is
70 years 11 months old. He was born on 22 December 1946
33
Dave Davies is
70 years 9 months 19 days old. He was born on 3 February 1947
34
Ry Cooder is
70 years 8 months 7 days old. He was born on 15 March 1947
35
Steve Howe is
70 years 7 months 14 days old. He was born on 8 April 1947
36
Ronnie Wood is
70 years 5 months 21 days old. He was born on 1 June 1947
37
Mick Box is
70 years 5 months 14 days old. He was born on 8 June 1947
38
Brian May is
70 years 4 months 3 days old. He was born on 19 July 1947
39
Carlos Santana is
70 years 4 months 2 days old. He was born on 20 July 1947
40
Don Felder is
70 years 2 months 1 day old. He was born on 21 September 1947
41
Glenn Tipton is
70 years 28 days old. He was born on 25 October 1947
42
Joe Walsh is
70 years 2 days old. He was born on 20 November 1947
43
Tony Iommi is
69 years 9 months 3 days old. He was born on 19 February 1948
44
Larry Carlton is
69 years 8 months 20 days old. He was born on 2 March 1948
45
Gordon Giltrap is
69 years 7 months 16 days old. He was born on 6 April 1948
46
Ted Nugent is
68 years 11 months 9 days old. He was born on 13 December 1948
47
Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter is
68 years 11 months 9 days old. He was born on 13 December 1948
48
Mick Taylor is
68 years 10 months 5 days old. He was born on 17 January 1949
49
Richard Thompson is
68 years 7 months 19 days old. He was born on 3 April 1949
50
Francis Rossi is
68 years 5 months 24 days old. He was born on 29 May 1949
51
Mark Knopfler is
68 years 3 months 10 days old. He was born on 12 August 1949
52
Lindsey Buckingham is
68 years 1 month 19 days old. He was born on 3 October 1949
53
Bonnie Raitt is
68 years 14 days old. She was born on 8 November 1949
54
Billy Gibbons is
67 years 11 months 6 days old. He was born on 16 December 1949
55
Adrian Belew is
67 years 10 months 30 days old. He was born on 23 December 1949
56
Steve Hackett is
67 years 9 months 10 days old. He was born on 12 February 1950
57
Andy Powell is
67 years 9 months 3 days old. He was born on 19 February 1950
58
Peter Frampton is
67 years 7 months old. He was born on 22 April 1950
59
Joe Perry is
67 years 2 months 12 days old. He was born on 10 September 1950
60
Scott Gorham is
66 years 8 months 5 days old. He was born on 17 March 1951
61
Jimmie Vaughan is
66 years 8 months 2 days old. He was born on 20 March 1951
62
Ace Frehley is
66 years 6 months 26 days old. He was born on 27 April 1951
63
K K Downing is
66 years 26 days old. He was born on 27 October 1951
64
Gary Rossington is
65 years 11 months 18 days old. He was born on 4 December 1951
65
Robben Ford is
65 years 11 months 6 days old. He was born on 16 December 1951
66
John Scofield is
65 years 10 months 27 days old. He was born on 26 December 1951
67
Lee Ritenour is
65 years 10 months 11 days old. He was born on 11 January 1952
68
Paul Stanley is
65 years 10 months 2 days old. He was born on 20 January 1952
69
Nile Rodgers is
65 years 2 months 3 days old. He was born on 19 September 1952
70
Robert Cray is
64 years 3 months 21 days old. He was born on 1 August 1953
71
Alex Lifeson is
64 years 2 months 26 days old. He was born on 27 August 1953
72
Trevor Rabin is
63 years 10 months 9 days old. He was born on 13 January 1954
73
Neal Schon is
63 years 8 months 26 days old. He was born on 27 February 1954
74
Nancy Wilson is
63 years 8 months 6 days old. She was born on 16 March 1954
75
Al Di Meola is
63 years 4 months old. He was born on 22 July 1954
76
Steve Morse is
63 years 3 months 25 days old. He was born on 28 July 1954
77
Pat Metheny is
63 years 3 months 10 days old. He was born on 12 August 1954
78
Eric Johnson is
63 years 3 months 5 days old. He was born on 17 August 1954
79
Frank Marino is
63 years 2 days old. He was born on 20 November 1954
80
Uli John Roth is
62 years 11 months 4 days old. He was born on 18 December 1954
81
Michael Schenker is
62 years 10 months 12 days old. He was born on 10 January 1955
82
Eddie Van Halen is
62 years 9 months 27 days old. He was born on 26 January 1955
83
Angus Young is
62 years 7 months 22 days old. He was born on 31 March 1955
84
Tommy Emmanuel is
62 years 5 months 22 days old. He was born on 31 May 1955
85
Joe Satriani is
61 years 4 months 7 days old. He was born on 15 July 1956
86
Dave Murray is
60 years 10 months 30 days old. He was born on 23 December 1956
87
Adrian Smith is
60 years 8 months 26 days old. He was born on 27 February 1957
88
Vince Gill is
60 years 7 months 10 days old. He was born on 12 April 1957
89
Steve Lukather is
60 years 1 month 1 day old. He was born on 21 October 1957
90
Phil Collen is
59 years 11 months 14 days old. He was born on 8 December 1957
91
Brian Setzer is
58 years 7 months 12 days old. He was born on 10 April 1959
92
Richie Sambora is
58 years 4 months 11 days old. He was born on 11 July 1959
93
Steve Vai is
57 years 5 months 16 days old. He was born on 6 June 1960
94
The Edge is
56 years 3 months 14 days old. He was born on 8 August 1961
95
Dave Mustaine is
56 years 2 months 9 days old. He was born on 13 September 1961
96
Vivian Campbell is
55 years 2 months 28 days old. He was born on 25 August 1962
97
Kirk Hammett is
55 years 4 days old. He was born on 18 November 1962
98
Yngwie Malmsteen is
54 years 4 months 23 days old. He was born on 30 June 1963
99
James Hetfield is
54 years 3 months 19 days old. He was born on 3 August 1963
100
Johnny Marr is
54 years 22 days old. He was born on 31 October 1963