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

List items range from Lonnie Mack to Al Casey.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Louisville?" and "Who are famous Louisville guitarists?"
Will Oldham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisville
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Will Oldham, better known by the stage name Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, is an American singer-songwriter and actor. From 1993 to 1997, he performed and recorded under variations of the Palace name, including the Palace Brothers, Palace Songs, and Palace Music. After releasing material under his own name, ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

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Mickey Baker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisville
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MacHouston Baker, known as Mickey Baker and Mickey "Guitar" Baker, was an American guitarist. He is widely held to be a critical force in the bridging of rhythm and blues and rock and roll, along with Bo Diddley, Ike Turner, and Chuck Berry. ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

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David Grubbs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisville
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David Grubbs, composer, guitarist, pianist, and vocalist, was a founding member of Squirrel Bait, Bastro, and Gastr del Sol. He has also played in Codeine, The Red Krayola, Bitch Magnet and The Wingdale Community Singers. Grubbs' first band was a brief-lived punk/new wave group called The Happy ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

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Carl Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Louisville
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Carl Eugene Jackson is an American country and bluegrass musician. Jackson's first Grammy was awarded in 1992 for his duet album with John Starling titled "Spring Training." In 2003 Jackson produced the Grammy Award-winning CD titled Livin', Lovin', Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers - a tribute ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Mississippi, Winston County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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