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

With items ranging from Jared Leto to Buddy Guy, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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

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Buddy Guy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Buddy Guy age 81

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Jared Leto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Jared Leto age 46

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Lonnie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Lonnie Johnson Died at 71 (1899-1970)

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James Burton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
James Burton age 78

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Lucinda Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana

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Clarence
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Died at 81 (1924-2005)

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Huddie William Ledbetter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Huddie William Ledbetter Died at 61 (1888-1949)

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John Campbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
John Campbell Died at 41 (1952-1993)

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Vance DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana

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Chris Thomas King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana

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Dale Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Dale Hawkins Died at 74 (1936-2010)

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Earl King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Earl King Died at 69 (1934-2003)

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Jimmy Bower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Jimmy Bower age 49

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Al McKay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Al McKay age 69

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Johnny Copeland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Johnny Copeland Died at 60 (1937-1997)

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Kenny Neal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Kenny Neal age 60

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Lonnie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Lonnie Brooks age 84

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Camile Baudoin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana

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Bobby Parker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Bobby Parker Died at 76 (1937-2013)

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Stuart Hamm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Stuart Hamm age 57

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Webb Pierce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Webb Pierce Died at 70 (1921-1991)

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Tab Benoit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Tab Benoit age 50

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Fred Carter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Fred Carter Died at 77 (1933-2010)

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Leo Nocentelli is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana

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Jesse Thomas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Jesse Thomas Died at 84 (1911-1995)

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Walter

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Lafayette Thomas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Lafayette Thomas Died at 49 (1928-1977)

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Robert Pete Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Robert Pete Williams Died at 66 (1914-1980)

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Phil Guy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Phil Guy Died at 68 (1940-2008)

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Wayne Kirkpatrick is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Wayne Kirkpatrick age 54

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Papa Mali is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Papa Mali age 60

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Tabby Thomas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Tabby Thomas Died at 85 (1929-2014)

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Saunders King is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisiana
Saunders King Died at 91 (1909-2000)