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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Chicago, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Chicago are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Chicago guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

Billy Corgan and Curtis Mayfield are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Chicago?" and "Who are famous Chicago guitarists?"

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Billy Corgan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Billy Corgan age 50

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Nils Lofgren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Nils Lofgren age 66

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Terry Kath is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Terry Kath Died at 32 (1946-1978)

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Fast Eddie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Fast Eddie age 46

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Curtis Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Curtis Mayfield Died at 57 (1942-1999)

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Carlos Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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James Iha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
James Iha age 49

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Richard Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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John Myung is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
John Myung age 50

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Tom Paxton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Tom Paxton age 80

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Mike Bloomfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Mike Bloomfield Died at 38 (1943-1981)

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Roger McGuinn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Roger McGuinn age 75

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Melissa McClelland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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James Young is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
James Young age 68

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Jellybean Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Stanley Jordan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Bernard Allison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Cortelia Clark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Cortelia Clark Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Warren DeMartini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Frankie Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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John Curulewski is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
John Curulewski Died at 38 (1950-1988)

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Bob Log III is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Duke Tumatoe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Duke Tumatoe age 70

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Big Bill Morganfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Keni Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Keni Burke age 64

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Donita Sparks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Donita Sparks age 54

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Terry Callier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Terry Callier Died at 67 (1945-2012)

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John Brim is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
John Brim Died at 81 (1922-2003)

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Anand Bhatt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Anand Bhatt age 42

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Michael Angelo Batio is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Otis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Otis Taylor age 69

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Jimmy D. Lane is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Jimmy D. Lane age 52

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Matt Skiba is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Matt Skiba age 41

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Jay Noel Yuenger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Nina Gordon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Nina Gordon age 50

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Sam Prekop is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Sam Prekop age 53

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Kal David is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Kal David age 74

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Phil Upchurch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Phil Upchurch age 76

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Lurrie Bell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Lurrie Bell age 59

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Fareed Haque is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Fareed Haque age 54

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Zim Zum is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Zim Zum age 48

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Steve Bjorklund is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Nicholas Barron is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Studebaker John Grimaldi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago

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Tim King is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitarists from Chicago
Tim King age 48