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

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

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Billy Corgan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Billy Corgan age 50

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Dan Donegan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Dan Donegan age 49

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Daniel Gula is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Daniel Gula age 31

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Nils Lofgren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Nils Lofgren age 66

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Terry Kath is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Terry Kath Died at 32 (1946-1978)

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Fast Eddie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Fast Eddie age 46

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Paul Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Paul Gilbert age 51

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Eddie Vedder is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Eddie Vedder age 53

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Greg Tribbett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Greg Tribbett age 49

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Curtis Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Curtis Mayfield Died at 57 (1942-1999)

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Alison Krauss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Alison Krauss age 46

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Peter Wentz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Peter Wentz age 38

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Billy Zoom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Billy Zoom age 69

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Carlos Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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James Iha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
James Iha age 49

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David Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
David Miller Died at 70 (1883-1953)

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Richard Bennett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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John Myung is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
John Myung age 50

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Jay Bennett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Jay Bennett Died at 46 (1963-2009)

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Tom Paxton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Tom Paxton age 80

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Mike Bloomfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Mike Bloomfield Died at 38 (1943-1981)

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Brendon Small is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Brendon Small age 42

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Patrick Stump is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Patrick Stump age 33

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Roger McGuinn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Roger McGuinn age 75

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Melissa McClelland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Kevin Cronin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Kevin Cronin age 66

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James Young is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
James Young age 68

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Jellybean Johnson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Red Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Red Rhodes Died at 65 (1930-1995)

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Stanley Jordan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Bernard Allison is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Cortelia Clark is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Cortelia Clark Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Warren DeMartini is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Frankie Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Bob Log III is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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John Curulewski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
John Curulewski Died at 38 (1950-1988)

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Keni Burke is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Keni Burke age 64

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Big Bill Morganfield is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Duke Tumatoe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Duke Tumatoe age 70

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Christian Hejnal is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Donita Sparks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Donita Sparks age 54

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George Barnes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
George Barnes Died at 56 (1921-1977)

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Terry Callier is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Terry Callier Died at 67 (1945-2012)

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Anand Bhatt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Anand Bhatt age 42

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John Brim is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
John Brim Died at 81 (1922-2003)

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Michael Angelo Batio is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois

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Otis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Otis Taylor age 69

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Jimmy D. Lane is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Jimmy D. Lane age 52

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Jesse Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Guitarists from Illinois
Jesse Johnson age 57