Rock Stars Wearing The Union Jack

When Liam Gallagher busted out this Union Jack parka jacket while performing with Beady Eye at the Isle of Wight festival on June 12, 2011, he joined a long line of British musicians that have used the Union Jack as a fashion statement.

Liam Gallagher Union Jack Jacket Beady Eye Oasis

Pete Townshend – The Who

Pete Townshend The Who Union Jack Coat

David Bowie

David Bowie Union British Jack Coat

John Lennon

John Lennon Union Jack Sweater Coat The Beatles

Paul Cook – Sex Pistols

Johnny Rotten John Lydon The Sex Pistols Union Jack

Geri “Ginger Spice”Halliwell – The Spice Girls

The Spice Girls Ginger Spice Union Jack

Noel Gallagher famously used the Union Jack on his signature Epiphone Supernova guitar during the height of Oasis mania.

Noel Gallagher Epiphone Supernova Union Jack Guitar Oasis

Non- Brit, Axl Rose from the Guns N’ RosesUse Your Illusion” era.

Axl Rose British Flag Union Jack Guns N' Roses

UPDATE: Thanks to reader Elle for the reminder of Joe Elliott from Def Leppard sporting the Union Jack in the video for “Photograph“.  Which led to me finding this gem with the whole band in Union Jack shorts and muscle shirts.

joe elliott def leppard union jack shirt Del Leppard Union Jack Shorts & Shirt

And finally, none other than David Hasselhoff who apparently is a big music star in Germany with two #1 hits sporting the Union Jack.

David Hasselhoff Union Jack

Check out Paul McCartney and Noel Gallagher’s Union Jack Guitars…

Role Reversal: Sir Paul McCartney Ripping-Off Noel Gallagher???


  1. Marisol says:

    Saving the best for last!!!

  2. whofan says:

    The pic of the Sex Pistol is of Paul Cook, not Johnny Rotten. Just an FYI.

    1. raul says:

      oooppppsss!!! Thanks.

  3. Elle Joliot says:

    Also, Joe Elliot from Def Leppard in the "Photograph" video

    1. raul says:

      Thanks for the pleasant reminder!!!  We added Joe to this list.


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