Hugh Burns (musician)

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Hugh Burns is a London-based Scottish guitarist and prolific recording artist.[1] His guitar playing can be heard on many famous recordings, including Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street" (1978) and George Michael's/Wham!'s "Careless Whisper" (1984).[1]

Burns has played on albums by:


Burns made his recording debut in 1970, playing electric guitar and classical guitar on the Oliver Nelson album Black, Brown and Beautiful. Since his debut, he has added his guitar playing to more than 130 albums.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Hugh Burns interview, January 2002, "An affair of the craft", for Guitarist magazine at". Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Hugh Burns - Credits - AllMusic".

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