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The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

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There's nothing quite like the blues, and greatest blues guitarists are part of what makes this musical genre so special. This list of the most famous blues guitar players of all time, with photos, includes all the top blues guitarists from many decades. These are the most well known blues guitarists - legends of the blues guitar. Famous blues guitarists on this list have played all major styles of blues, from the Mississippi Delta to the streets of Chicago. Some of the most notable blues guitarists in the world are T-Bone Walker and B.B. King.

Who are the most famous blues guitarists? This list includes blues guitar greats from the early days of the blues and of course, many of the most talented blues guitar players today. Both white and black guitarists are ranked on this list. These prominent blues guitarists are some of the best musicians around, and are well known in blues and guitar circles. This list of renowned blues guitar players is alphabetical. See also a full list of blues artists, and a full list of blues rock bands.
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    Blues-rock, Blues

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    Soul blues, Electric blues, Rhythm and blues

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    Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart Blues

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Swing music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Country rock

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    Blues-rock, Soul blues, Rock music

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    Chicago blues, Folk music, Spiritual

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    Electric blues, Blues, Country blues

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    Billy Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Billy Gibbons Blues-rock, Pop music, Boogie rock

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    Chicago blues, Ragtime, Piedmont blues

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    Gospel music, Blues

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    Ragtime, Piedmont blues, East Coast blues

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    Bonnie Raitt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Bonnie Raitt Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Blues

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    Country blues, Delta blues

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Chicano rock

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    Charley Patton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Charley Patton

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    Chris Vachon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Chris Vachon

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    Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

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    Coco Montoya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Coco Montoya Blue-eyed soul, Blues

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    Rock and roll, Blues

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    David Hidaglo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    David Hidaglo

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    Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz fusion

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    Blues-rock, Swing music, Rockabilly

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    Earl Hooker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Earl Hooker Chicago blues, Blues, Delta blues

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    Rhythm and blues, Blues

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    Rhythm and blues, Blues

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    Elvin Bishop is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Elvin Bishop Rock music, Rock and roll, Blues

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    Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Blues

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    Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    New Orleans blues, Electric blues, Rhythm and blues

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    Harvey Mandel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Harvey Mandel Blues-rock, Rock and roll, Blues

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    Henry Vestine is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    Henry Vestine Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Electric blues

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    Hound Dog Taylor

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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Blues

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    J. Geils is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Famous Blues Guitarists

    J. Geils Blues-rock, Jazz

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    Chicago blues, Blues

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    Americana, Swamp pop, Tulsa Sound

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    James

    James "Blood" Ulmer

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz

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    Blues-rock, Electric blues, Jazz blues

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