List of famous guitarists born who were born in Nashville, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Nashville 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 Nashville 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 Duane Allman to Waylon Payne and more.This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Nashville?" and "Who are famous Nashville guitarists?"
Howard Duane Allman was an American guitarist, session musician, co-founder and leader of the The Allman Brothers Band until his death in a motorcycle accident in 1971 at the age of 24. The Allman Brothers Band was formed in 1969 and based in the Southeastern United States. In the early 1970s, the ...more
Age: Died at 25 (1946-1971)
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Guitars Played: Gibson Les Paul
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Ellen McIlwaine is an American singer-songwriter and musician best known for her career as a slide guitarist. ...more
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Randy Lynn Scruggs is a music producer, songwriter and guitarist. He had his first recording at the age of 13. He has won a Grammy Award and was twice named "Musician of the Year" at the Country Music Association Awards. He is the middle son of Earl Scruggs. As a songwriter, Scruggs's credits ...more
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