Famous Guitarists from Indiana Guitarists

Famous Guitarists from Indiana

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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 as a ...more

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    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
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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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    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 Awards, ...more

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    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Fairfield Township, USA, Lafayette, Indiana
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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: USA, Indianapolis, 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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    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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    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: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe County, United States of America, United States, + more
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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: Center Township, Muncie, Delaware County, United States of America, United States, + more
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