Musicians Famous Guitarists from Indiana

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

This list includes Axl Rose, David Lee Roth and more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Indiana?" and "Who are famous Indiana guitarists?"
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Roth is best known as the original and current lead singer of the Southern California-based hard rock band Van Halen. He is also known as a successful solo artist, releasing numerous RIAA-certified Gold and Platinum records. After more than two decades apart, Roth re-joined Van Halen in 2006 for a North American tour that became the highest grossing in the band's history and one of the highest grossing of that year. In 2012, Roth and Van Halen released the critically successful comeback album, A Different Kind of Truth. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Also Ranked

#76 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#12 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#26 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

#57 on The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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W. Axl Rose is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Due to his powerful and wide vocal range and energetic live performances, Rose has been named one of the greatest singers of all time by various media outlets, including Rolling Stone and NME. Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, Rose moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, where he became active in the local hard rock scene and joined several bands, including Hollywood Rose and L.A. Guns. In 1985, he co-founded Guns N' Roses, with whom he enjoyed great success and recognition in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Their first album, ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Indiana, United States of America

Also Ranked

#16 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#60 on The Best Singers of All Time

#11 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#74 on The Sexiest Artists of All Time

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Jeremy Camp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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Jeremy Thomas Camp is a contemporary Christian musician and songwriter from Lafayette, Indiana. Camp has released eleven albums, four of them RIAA-certified as Gold, and two live albums. His original music is a mixture of ballads and up-tempo songs with rock influence. Camp has won five GMA Dove Awards, has been nominated for three American Music Awards, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album in 2010 for his album Speaking Louder Than Before. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Fairfield Township, USA, Lafayette, Indiana

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John Hiatt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Indiana
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John Hiatt is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. He has played a variety of musical styles on his albums, including new wave, blues and country. Hiatt has been nominated for several Grammy Awards and has been awarded a variety of other distinctions in the music industry. He remains one of the most respected and influential American singer-songwriters. Hiatt was working as a songwriter for Tree International, a record label in Nashville, when his song "Sure As I'm Sittin' Here" was covered by Three Dog Night. The song became a Top 40 hit, earning Hiatt a recording contract with Epic Records. Since then he has released twenty one studio albums, two compilation albums ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Also Ranked

#63 on Artists Who Have Inspired the Best Covers

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