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GALLERY: Rock and Roll Facial Hair

Today (December 16th) is Billy Gibbons’ birthday, and while we could go on and on about his stellar guitar work, we could also ramble on and on about the wonder that is his beard.  So, in honor of Gibbons and his glorious facial hair, here’s a gallery of some of rock’s other bearded and mustachioed greats.

 

Frank Zappa

 

John Oates

 

Mick Jagger

 

Jerry Garcia

 

The Beatles

 

 

Led Zeppelin

 

Pete Townshend

 

Bruce Springsteen

 

Eric Clapton

 

Cat Stevens

 

David Crosby

 

Duane Allman

 

Freddie Mercury

 

 

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.