Brad Whitford

American rock guitarist, songwriter

Bradley Ernest Whitford (born February 23, 1952)[1][2] is an American songwriter and rock musician. He is best known as the rhythm and co-lead guitarist for the hard rock band Aerosmith. He has also worked as a songwriter for the group, such as 1976's "Last Child".[3]

Brad Whitford
Whitford performing with Aerosmith in 2010
Background information
Birth nameBradley Ernest Whitford
Born (1952-02-23) February 23, 1952 (age 68)
Winchester, Massachusetts
GenresHard rock, blues rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Years active1970–present
Associated actsAerosmith, The Joe Perry Project, Experience Hendrix, Whitford/St. Holmes
WebsiteAerosmith official site


  1. Putterford, Mark (1991) The Fall and Rise of Aerosmith, Omnibus Press, ISBN 978-0-7119-2303-4
  2. Strong, Martin C. (2001) The Great Metal Discography (2nd edn.), MOJO Books, ISBN 1-84195-185-4, p. 11-13
  3. "Top 10 Brad Whitford Aerosmith Songs".