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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Minneapolis, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis?" and "Who are famous Minneapolis guitarists?"
Prince is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Minneapolis
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Prince


Prince Roger Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. A major figure in popular music for over three decades, Prince is renowned as an innovator and is widely-known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence and wide vocal range. ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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Jonathan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Minneapolis
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Jonathan Edwards is an American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his 1971 hit single "Sunshine". ...more

Nationality: United States of America

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

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Dan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Minneapolis
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Dan Wilson is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and visual artist. He is known as the leader of the band Semisonic, for which he wrote the Grammy-nominated "Closing Time" and the international hit "Secret Smile." Wilson has also released several solo recordings, ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Area code 218, Minneapolis, Area code 612, United States of America, United States, + more

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Bob Stinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Minneapolis
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Robert Neil "Bob" Stinson was a founding member and lead guitarist of the American rock band The Replacements. ...more

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Waconia, Minnesota, United States of America

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