Famous Guitarists from Ohio

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 Grohl
    Age: 53
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of America
  • Al Jardine
    Age: 79
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States, with Territories, Allen County
  • Bobby Womack
    Dec. at 70 (1944-2014)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Dayton, Ohio
  • Boz Scaggs
    Age: 77
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
  • Dec. at 70 (1883-1953)
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Ohio River
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Warren, USA, Ohio
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Fairborn, Ohio, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Sandusky, USA, Ohio
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Oxford, Ohio
  • Tim Easton
    Age: 56
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Lewiston, New York
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Hamilton, Ohio
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Ohio, Shaker Heights, United States, with Territories, Cuyahoga County
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Fort Recovery, Ohio
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Van Wert County, Ohio, Van Wert, United States, with Territories
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: USA, Akron, Ohio
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: San Diego, California