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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Indiana, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Indiana 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 Indiana 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.

This list includes Axl Rose, David Lee Roth and more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Indiana?" and "Who are famous Indiana guitarists?"
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David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Roth is best known as the original and current lead singer of the Southern California-based hard rock band Van Halen. He is also known ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Monroe County, United States of America, United States, with Territories Indiana, + more

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#68 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#219 on The Best Singers of All Time

#193 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#283 on The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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W. Axl Rose is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Due to his powerful and wide vocal range and energetic live performances, Rose has been named one of the greatest singers of all time by various ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America

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#13 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#72 on The Best Singers of All Time

#766 on The Worst Bands of All Time

#84 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

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Jeremy Camp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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Jeremy Thomas Camp is a contemporary Christian musician and songwriter from Lafayette, Indiana. Camp has released eleven albums, four of them RIAA-certified as Gold, and two live albums. His original music is a mixture of ballads and up-tempo songs with rock influence. Camp has won five GMA Dove ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe County, United States of America United States, + more

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#22 on The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists

#5 on The Very Best Christian Bands & Artists

#7 on The Best Contemporary Christian Artists

#15 on Famous People Named Jeremy

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John Hiatt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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John Hiatt is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. He has played a variety of musical styles on his albums, including new wave, blues and country. Hiatt has been nominated for several Grammy Awards and has been awarded a variety of other distinctions in the music industry. He ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Indianapolis, United States of America, United States, with Territories Indiana, + more

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#307 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

#2110 on The Best Rock Bands of All Time

#150 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#57 on Artists Who Have Inspired the Best Covers

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Wes Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery was an American jazz guitarist. He is widely considered one of the major jazz guitarists, emerging after such seminal figures as Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian and influencing countless others, including George Benson, Kenny Burrell, Bobby Broom, Royce Campbell, ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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#1 on The Greatest Jazz Guitarists of All Time

#12 on The Best Hard Bop Bands

#49 on The Best Smooth Jazz Bands and Artists of All Time

#22 on The Best Jazz Fusion Bands/Artists

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David Miller was an American country musician. He is one of the earliest musicians to be associated with country music recording. Miller grew up working at a fruit farm, and served in the Army in World War I. While there, he contracted blepharitis, and became totally blind as a result. After his ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: United States of America, United States, with Territories, Ohio River

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Izzy Stradlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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Jeffrey Dean Isbell, known by his stage name Izzy Stradlin, is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder and former rhythm guitarist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, which he left at the height of its fame in 1991. Following his departure, he led his own band Izzy ...more

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Nationality: France, United States of America

Birthplace: Fairfield Township, Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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#215 on The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time

#160 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#84 on The Best Metal Guitarists and Guitar Teams

#153 on Wait, These Famous Names Aren't Their Real Ones?!

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Ryan McCombs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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Ryan McCombs is a heavy metal vocalist. From 1997 to 2004 he was the vocalist of the metal band SOiL. McCombs has also served as the vocalist for Drowning Pool from 2005 until his departure in 2011. He has since reunited with Soil. ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Muncie, Center Township, Indiana, United States of America

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