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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Mississippi, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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 include Elvis Presley, B.B. King and many more.

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

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Elvis Presley Died at 42 (1935-1977)

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David
David "Honeyboy" Edwards Died at 96 (1915-2011)

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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
B.B. King age 92

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John Lee Hooker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
John Lee Hooker Died at 84 (1917-2001)

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Muddy Waters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Muddy Waters Died at 70 (1913-1983)

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Jimmy Buffett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Jimmy Buffett age 71

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Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Big Bill Broonzy Died at 65 (1893-1958)

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Albert King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Albert King Died at 69 (1923-1992)

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Mel Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Mel Brown Died at 70 (1939-2009)

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Bo Diddley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Bo Diddley Died at 80 (1928-2008)

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Howlin' Wolf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Howlin' Wolf Died at 66 (1910-1976)

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Robert Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Robert Johnson Died at 27 (1911-1938)

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Marty Stuart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Marty Stuart age 59

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Kansas Joe McCoy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Kansas Joe McCoy Died at 45 (1905-1950)

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Ike Turner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Ike Turner Died at 76 (1931-2007)

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Mundell Lowe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Mundell Lowe age 95

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Carl Weathersby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi

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Charlie Patton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Charlie Patton Died at 43 (1891-1934)

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Elmore James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Elmore James Died at 45 (1918-1963)

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Furry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Furry Lewis Died at 88 (1893-1981)

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J.B. Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
J.B. Lenoir Died at 38 (1929-1967)

The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

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Carl Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Carl Jackson age 64

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Mississippi John Hurt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Mississippi John Hurt Died at 74 (1892-1966)

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Hubert Sumlin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Hubert Sumlin Died at 80 (1931-2011)

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Pinetop Perkins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Pinetop Perkins Died at 98 (1913-2011)

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Jimmie Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Jimmie Rodgers Died at 36 (1897-1933)

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Melvin Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Melvin Taylor age 58

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Papa Charlie McCoy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Papa Charlie McCoy Died at 41 (1909-1950)

Rock Stars Who Died at Age 30

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Big Joe Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Big Joe Williams Died at 79 (1903-1982)

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Luther Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi

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Bukka White is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Bukka White Died at 68 (1909-1977)

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Guitar Slim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Guitar Slim Died at 33 (1926-1959)

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Jimmy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Jimmy Rogers Died at 73 (1924-1997)

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R. L. Burnside is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
R. L. Burnside Died at 79 (1926-2005)

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Earl Hooker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Earl Hooker Died at 41 (1929-1970)

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Johnny Temple is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Johnny Temple Died at 62 (1906-1968)

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Bo Carter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Bo Carter Died at 71 (1893-1964)

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Junior Kimbrough is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Junior Kimbrough Died at 68 (1930-1998)

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Fenton Robinson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Fenton Robinson Died at 62 (1935-1997)

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Henry Townsend is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Henry Townsend Died at 97 (1909-2006)

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Ishmon Bracey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Ishmon Bracey Died at 69 (1901-1970)

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Billy Garland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Billy Garland Died at 42 (1918-1960)

Members of The 27 Club

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Webb Wilder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Webb Wilder age 63

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Jimmy Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Jimmy Dawkins Died at 77 (1936-2013)

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Skip James is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Skip James Died at 67 (1902-1969)

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Tommy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Tommy Johnson Died at 60 (1896-1956)

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Harmonica Frank Floyd is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Harmonica Frank Floyd Died at 76 (1908-1984)

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Son House is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Son House Died at 86 (1902-1988)

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Sonny Landreth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi

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Clifton Hyde is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Guitarists from Mississippi
Clifton Hyde age 41