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

List is made up of items like Derek Trucks and Gary Rossington.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Jacksonville?" and "Who are famous Jacksonville guitarists?"
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Blind Blake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Arthur "Blind" Blake was an American blues and ragtime singer and guitarist. He is known for his series of recordings for Paramount Records between 1926 and 1932 and the mystery surrounding his life. ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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#49 on The Best Blues Artists of All Time

#61 on The Best Chicago Blues Bands/Artists

#12 on The Best Country Blues Bands/Artists

#11 on The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

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Allen Collins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Larkin Allen Collins Jr. was one of the founding members and guitarists of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and co-wrote many of the band's songs with late frontman Ronnie Van Zant. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida. ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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#41 on The Greatest Rock Stars Who Died Before 40

#138 on Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

#21 on Famous Lead Guitarists

#9 on Famous Rhythm Guitarists

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Gary Rossington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Gary Robert Rossington is an American musician, best known as a founding member of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He plays lead and occasional rhythm guitar. He is also a founding member of The Rossington-Collins Band along with former Lynyrd Skynyrd bandmate, Allen Collins. Rossington is the ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Jacksonville, USA, Florida

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#212 on Famous Lead Guitarists

#120 on Famous Rhythm Guitarists

#22 on Famous People Named Gary

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Ryan Key is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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William Ryan Key is an American rock musician. He is best known for being the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and original member of the American pop punk band Yellowcard. ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Jacksonville, USA, Florida

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#285 on Famous Rhythm Guitarists

#76 on Famous People Named Ryan

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Derek Trucks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Derek Trucks is an American guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Grammy Award winning The Derek Trucks Band. He became an official member of The Allman Brothers Band in 1999 and formed the Tedeschi Trucks Band in 2010 with his wife Susan Tedeschi. His musical style encompasses several genres and ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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#95 on The Best Blues Artists of All Time

#565 on The Best Rock Bands of All Time

#165 on Famous Lead Guitarists

#25 on The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

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Donnie Van Zant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Donald Newton "Donnie" Van Zant is an American rock vocalist/guitarist. He is best known as a member of the band .38 Special, which he formed in 1974. He is the middle of three brothers: his older brother Ronnie was the original lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd who died in a 1977 plane crash in ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States with Territories, + more

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Rickey Medlocke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Rickey Medlocke is an American musician best known as the frontman/guitarist for the southern rock band Blackfoot. During his career he's also played with Lynyrd Skynyrd as a drummer before rejoining as a guitarist in 1996 where he continues to tour and record. Being of Blackfoot ancestry, Medlocke ...more

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Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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Doyle Dykes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Jacksonville
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Doyle Dykes is an American country acoustic guitarist from Jacksonville, Florida. He is influenced by a wide variety of musical styles and musicians such as Chet Atkins, the Allman Brothers, to the Beatles and U2. Cited along with guitarists such as Tommy Emmanuel as one of the best fingerstyle ...more

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Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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#301 on The Very Best Christian Bands & Artists

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