Musicians Famous Guitarists from Minneapolis

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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 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. Widely regarded as the pioneer of Minneapolis sound, Prince's music combines rock, R&B, soul, funk, hip hop, disco, psychedelia, jazz, and pop. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Prince developed an interest in music at an early age, writing his first song at age seven. After recording songs with his cousin's band 94 East, 19-year-old Prince recorded several unsuccessful demo tapes before releasing ...more on Wikipedia

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 on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Aitkin, Minnesota, United States of America

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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, including the 2014 release Love Without Fear. He was also a member of the Minneapolis psychedelic rock band Trip Shakespeare. Wilson is also an acclaimed and highly successful co-writer and producer, who has collaborated with a diverse array of artists including: Adele, Pink, Keith Urban, Weezer, Dierks Bentley, John Legend, Taylor Swift, My Morning Jacket, Nas, Spoon, Alex Clare, Birdy, and Preservation ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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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 on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Waconia, Minnesota, United States of America

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