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Famous Guitarists from Ohio

Updated October 13, 2018 3.3k views41 items

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Ohio, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Ohio 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 Ohio 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.

Items on this list include Dave Grohl and Tracy Chapman.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Ohio?" and "Who are famous Ohio guitarists?"
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  • Dave Grohl1

    Dave Grohl

    Age: 51

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWarren, Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and...  more

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  • Chrissie Hynde2

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Christine Ellen Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter and musician....  more

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  • Al Jardine3

    Al Jardine

    Age: 77

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLima, Ohio, United States, with Territories, Allen County

    Alan Charles Jardine (born September 3, 1942) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter...  more
  • Bobby Womack4

    Bobby Womack

    Dec. at 70 (1944-2014)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Marilyn Manson5

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

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  • John Scofield6

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceDayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States of America, United States

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  • Boz Scaggs7

    Boz Scaggs

    Age: 75

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    William Royce "Boz" Scaggs (born June 8, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and...  more

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    David Miller

    Dec. at 70 (1883-1953)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOhio River

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  • Tracy Chapman9

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, known for her hits "Fast...  more

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  • Dan Auerbach10

    Dan Auerbach

    Age: 40

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceArea codes 234 and 330, Ohio, Area code 330, Area code 234, United States of America

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  • Gary Louris11

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio

    Gary Louris (born March 10, 1955) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter of...  more

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  • Jerry Douglas12

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWarren, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Phil Keaggy13

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

    Philip Tyler "Phil" Keaggy (born March 23, 1951) is an American acoustic and electric...  more

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  • Buddy Miller14

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOhio, United States, with Territories, Greene County, Fairborn

    Steven Paul "Buddy" Miller (born September 6, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more
  • Doug Gillard15

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceSandusky, Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    Doug Gillard (born December 23, 1965) is an American guitarist and songwriter. He has been a...  more
  • David Baerwald16

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOhio, Oxford, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    David Francis Baerwald (born July 11, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and...  more
  • Tim Easton17

    Tim Easton

    Age: 49

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLewiston, New York

    Tim Easton (born April 25, 1966) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter playing rock...  more
  • Kate Voegele18

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

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  • Gilby Clarke19

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Gilbert "Gilby" J. Clarke (born August 17, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter...  more
  • Steve Morse20

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOhio, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Butler County

    Steve Morse (born July 28, 1954) is an American guitarist and composer, best known as the...  more

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  • Joshua Radin21

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOhio, Shaker Heights, United States, with Territories, Cuyahoga County

    Joshua Radin (born June 14, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter. He has recorded seven...  more
  • Rick Derringer22

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceFort Recovery, Ohio, United States, with Territories, Mercer County

    Rick Derringer (born Ricky Dean Zehringer; August 5, 1947) is an American guitarist, vocalist,...  more

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  • Brent Mason23

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceVan Wert, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Bob Mothersbaugh24

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceArea codes 234 and 330, Ohio, Area code 330, Area code 234, United States of America

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  • Craig Goldy25

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    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

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