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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Kansas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Kansas 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 Kansas 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 Kansas?" and "Who are famous Kansas guitarists?"
Joe Walsh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Kansas
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Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Walsh has been a member of five successful rock bands: the Eagles, the James Gang, Barnstorm, The Party Boys, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Kansas, Area code 316, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, + more

Guitars Played: Fender Stratocaster

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#71 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#77 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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Andy McKee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Kansas
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Andy McKee is an American fingerstyle guitar player who has released several solo albums and been the subject of several popular YouTube videos. ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, Harrington Park, United States, with Territories, + more

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Jessica Harp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Kansas
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Jessica Leigh Harp is an American songwriter and former country artist from Kansas City, Missouri. Between 2005 and 2007, Harp and Michelle Branch recorded and performed as The Wreckers, a duo that topped the country charts in 2006 with the Grammy-nominated "Leave the Pieces." After The Wreckers ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Kansas, Area code 816, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Area code 913, + more

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Ben Keith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Kansas
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Bennett Keith Schaeufele, better known by his stage name Ben Keith, was an American musician and record producer. Known primarily for his work as a pedal steel guitarist with Neil Young, Keith was a fixture of the Nashville country music community in the 1950s and 1960s before working with numerous ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Fort Riley, Kansas, United States of America

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