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August 13 is the official date for Left Handers Day, a day where we celebrate 13% of the world's population and commend them for putting up with smudged paper and being elbow to elbow with their classmates their entire lives. There are even fewer lefties in the music world, so we put together a list of musicians who deserve a little more recognition than usual today.

Check out these left-handed artists below!

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1. Travis Barker (Blink-182)

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2. Joe Taylor (Knuckle Puck)

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3. Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)

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4. Jimi Hendrix

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5. Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)

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6. Zacky Vengeance (Avenged Sevenfold)

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7. Paul McCartney (the Beatles)

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8. Phil Collins (Genesis)

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9. Ringo Starr (the Beatles)

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10. David Bowie 

Technically, he's a leftie but chooses to play right-handed since left-handed guitars were hard to find at the time.

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