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List of famous guitarists born who were born in North Carolina, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina?" and "Who are famous North Carolina guitarists?"

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Duane Allman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Duane Allman Died at 25 (1946-1971)

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Doc Watson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Doc Watson Died at 89 (1923-2012)

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Ben Folds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Ben Folds age 51

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Randy Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Randy Scruggs age 64

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Ellen McIlwaine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Waylon Payne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Waylon Payne age 45

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Arthur Gunter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Arthur Gunter Died at 50 (1926-1976)

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Link Wray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Link Wray Died at 76 (1929-2005)

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Elizabeth Cotten is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Elizabeth Cotten Died at 94 (1893-1987)

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Harold Bradley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Mark Warner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Chuck Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Chuck Brown Died at 76 (1936-2012)

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Blind Boy Fuller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Blind Boy Fuller Died at 34 (1907-1941)

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Bryan Sutton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Bryan Sutton age 44

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Warren Haynes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Warren Haynes age 57

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Del McCoury is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Del McCoury age 78

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Cheyenne Kimball is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Tawl Ross is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Tawl Ross age 69

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Doug Aldrich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Doug Aldrich age 53

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Tal Farlow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Tal Farlow Died at 77 (1921-1998)

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Etta Baker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Etta Baker Died at 93 (1913-2006)

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Jimmy Herring is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Jimmy Herring age 55

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Warren Barfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Roy Lee Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Michael Houser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Michael Houser Died at 40 (1962-2002)

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Paul Waggoner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Paul Waggoner age 38

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Shot Jackson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Shot Jackson Died at 71 (1920-1991)

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Tim Sparks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Tim Sparks age 63

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Troy McLawhorn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina

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Tom Winslow is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Tom Winslow Died at 70 (1940-2010)

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Wild Jimmy Spruill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitarists from North Carolina
Wild Jimmy Spruill Died at 62 (1934-1996)

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Edward "Little Buster" Forehand Died at 64 (1942-2006)