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

Everything from Billy Gibbons to Devendra Banhart is included on this list.

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

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

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Michael Nesmith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Houston
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Robert Michael Nesmith is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees. Nesmith is a songwriter, including "Different Drum", and executive producer of the ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

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Jandek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Houston
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Jandek is the musical project of Sterling Richard Smith, an outsider musician who operates out of Houston, Texas. Since 1978, Jandek has self-released over 70 albums of unusual, often emotionally dissolute folk and blues songs without ever granting more than the occasional interview or providing any ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

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John "Johnny 'Guitar'" Watson, Jr. was an American blues, soul, and funk musician and singer-songwriter. A flamboyant showman and electric guitarist in the style of T-Bone Walker, Watson recorded throughout the 1950s and 1960s with some success. His creative reinvention in the 1970s with disco and ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

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