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Clickable Left-Handed Guitar Players
Can you pick the famous (and, well, semi-famous) men and women who played or play the guitar with their left hands?
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Alphabetical Guitar Players
By "left-handed," what is meant is that the guitarist picks strings with his left hand, and frets chords with his right.
Founding member and late lead singer of the Seattle grunge band Nirvana.
A founding member of the short-lived 1990s Austin, TX act Arc Angels, he has also toured and/ or played with Roger Waters, Eric Clapton and Sheryl Crow.
Some say this Seattle, Washington-born groundbreaking 1960s guitarist may well have been the greatest guitar player who ever lived.
Co-founder of the Berkeley, California punk rock band Rancid.
Boy, are you ever taking the wrong quiz if you don't even know the name of the guitar player from Black Sabbath.
R&B/ jazz fusion/ contemporary Christian artist born in 1961 in South Africa.
Though this southpaw plays guitar, he may be better known for playing the bass as an original member of the Fab Four.
Founding member of the Boston, Massachusetts rock/ new wave act The Cars.
Founding member of the Isla Vista, California hard rock band Ugly Kid Joe.
In 1992, he scored his biggest hit with 'Achy Breaky Heart.'
An original member of the Des Moines, Iowa nu metal band Slipknot, this guitarist (and bass player) died of a drug overdose in an Iowa hotel room in 2010.
Guitarist for the British new wave act The Human League from 1981 to 1986.
'King of the Surf Guitar.'
In 1985, he organized the 'Live Aid' concerts in London and Philadelphia.
Memphis, Tennessee blues/ soul/ rock guitarist whose eponymous band released its first LP in 1991.
'Summer Breeze' is one of the hit songs by this late southpaw country artist's older brother's band; 'Bop' is one of his own.
Lead vocalist of, and—along with his late brother Criss—co-founder of the progressive metal band Savatage.
British musician who scored his first hit in 1990 with 'Killer.'
Legendary blues guitarist from Mississippi who was 'Born Under a Bad Sign'; his pièce de résistance was his Gibson Flying V.
Founding member and rhythm guitarist for the Huntington Beach, California punk/ metal band Avenged Sevenfold.
In 1987, this lefty guitarist's East Lost Angeles band Los Lobos scored its biggest hit with a cover of the song 'La Bamba.'
Former lead singer of the hard rock/ rap metal band Saliva.
Founding member and lead guitar player for the London, England hard rock band Thunder.
One of the founders of the Ann Arbor, Michigan protopunk band The Stooges.
Omaha, Nebraska-born lefty guitarist who was also a drummer — for the Chicago, Ill. blues band The Electric Flag, and for Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsys.
In 1954, this country and western pioneer reached his first number one single on the U.K. charts with 'Rose Marie.'
Former rhythm guitar player for the Chicago, Ill. funk band Earth, Wind & Fire.
Cleveland, Ohio-born artist who landed his biggest hit in 1991 with 'Walking in Memphis.''
Founding member of Birmingham, England pop/ reggae act UB40.
Founding member of American alternative act They Might be Giants.
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