Musicians Famous Guitarists from Kansas

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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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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 Band. In the 1990s, he was also a member of the short-lived supergroup The Best. He has also experienced success both as a solo artist and prolific session musician, being featured on a wide array of other artists' recordings. In 2011, Rolling Stone placed Walsh at the number 54 spot on its list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." Walsh joined the Eagles in 1975 as the group's keyboardist and ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Guitars Played: Fender Stratocaster

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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 on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Harrington Park, New Jersey, United States of America

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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 disbanded, Harp began a solo career on Warner Bros. Records, the same label to which The Wreckers were signed. Her solo debut album single, "Boy Like Me," debuted in March 2009 and was a Top 30 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It was followed by her debut album, A Woman Needs, in March 2010. ...more on Wikipedia

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 successful rock, country and pop artists as both a producer and versatile, multi-instrumentalist sideman for over four decades. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Fort Riley, Kansas, United States of America

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