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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Texas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Texas 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 Texas 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 ranges from Kelly Clarkson to Willie Nelson and more.

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

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Chauntelle Dupree is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Willie Nelson age 84

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Buddy Holly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Buddy Holly Died at 23 (1936-1959)

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Michael Nesmith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Dimebag Darrell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Dimebag Darrell Died at 38 (1966-2004)

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Jandek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Jandek age 72

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Johnny
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Died at 61 (1935-1996)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Stevie Ray Vaughan Died at 36 (1954-1990)

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Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Eric Johnson age 63

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Sherri DuPree is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Sherri DuPree age 34

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Rusty Cooley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Rusty Cooley age 45

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Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Roy Orbison Died at 52 (1936-1988)

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Ron Jarzombek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Johnny Winter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Johnny Winter Died at 70 (1944-2014)

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Waylon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Waylon Jennings Died at 65 (1937-2002)

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Don Henley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Don Henley age 70

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Barbara Mandrell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Lightnin' Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Lightnin' Hopkins Died at 70 (1912-1982)

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Billy Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Billy Gibbons age 68

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Cornell Dupree is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Cornell Dupree Died at 69 (1942-2011)

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Townes Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Townes Van Zandt Died at 53 (1944-1997)

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Johnny Diesel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Johnny Diesel age 51

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David Cook is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
David Cook age 35

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Devendra Banhart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Lloyd Maines is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Lloyd Maines age 66

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Joe
Joe "Guitar" Hughes Died at 66 (1937-2003)

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Calvin Russell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Calvin Russell Died at 63 (1948-2011)

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David Miner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
David Miner age 72

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James McMurtry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Gerry Beckley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Gerry Beckley age 65

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Charlie Christian is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Charlie Christian Died at 26 (1916-1942)

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Jimmie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Larry Coryell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Larry Coryell age 74

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Chris Whitley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Chris Whitley Died at 45 (1960-2005)

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Blind Willie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Blind Willie Johnson Died at 48 (1897-1945)

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Mark Matejka is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Robert Earl Keen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Freddie King is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Freddie King Died at 42 (1934-1976)

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Albert Collins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Albert Collins Died at 61 (1932-1993)

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Stephen Stills is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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T-Bone Walker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
T-Bone Walker Died at 65 (1910-1975)

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Ryan McCombs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Ryan McCombs age 43

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Herb Ellis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Herb Ellis Died at 89 (1921-2010)

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Johnny Moeller is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Mark Salling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Mark Salling age 35

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Justin Furstenfeld is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Guitar Shorty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas
Guitar Shorty age 78

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Mason Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas

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Lee Roy Parnell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Guitarists from Texas