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Famous Guitarists from Michigan

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Michigan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Michigan 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 Michigan 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 ranges from Ted Nugent to Alice Cooper, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Michigan?" and "Who are famous Michigan guitarists?"
  • Jack White
    Age: 46
    • Nationality: American
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • Glenn Frey
    Dec. at 67 (1948-2016)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Bob Seger
    Age: 77
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Lincoln Park, Michigan, United States of America
  • Ted Nugent
    Age: 73
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Redford, Michigan, United States of America
  • Earl Klugh
    Age: 68
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • Bob Birch
    Dec. at 56 (1956-2012)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
  • Ben Mink
    Age: 71
    • Nationality: Canada
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
    • Nationality: Canada, United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Area code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
  • Del Shannon
    Dec. at 55 (1934-1990)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Grand Rapids
  • Slim Gaillard
    Dec. at 75 (1916-1991)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • James Gurley
    Dec. at 69 (1939-2009)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan
  • John 5
    Age: 50
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Grosse Pointe
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan