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music The Best Songs About Guitars  

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There are great guitar songs, and then there are great songs about guitars. Having a six string on your back will do that to any aspiring or professional musician. Because your axe is not just your passion, it's also your bread and butter, all rolled into one.

B.B. King's Gibson guitar, Lucille, was the most famous of all guitars due to a legendary story about King running into a burning building to rescue her. Many of the world's music legends also wrote amazing songs about guitars, like Chuck Berry's upbeat "Johnny B. Goode" to George Harrison's tear-jearker (with Eric Clapton on lead) "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."

What do you think are the best songs about guitars? Vote with a thumbs up or down below and write about your favorites in the comment section.
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Juke Box Hero Foreigner

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Johnny B Goode Chuck Berry

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Lucille B.B. King

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Summer of 69 Bryan Adams - "I got my first real six string, bought it at the five and dime."

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Play Guitar John Mellencamp

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Guitar Man Elvis Presley

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This Old Guitar Neil Young

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Guitar Boogie Chuck Berry

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Johnny Guitar Peggy Lee

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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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Sheraton Gibson Pete Townshend

The Best Electric Guitar Brands for Beginners

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4 2
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Guitar Hurricane Stevie Ray Vaughan

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4 2
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Me and My Bass Guitar Victor Wooten

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Guitars, Cadillacs Dwight Yoakam

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Electric Guitar Talking Heads

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Yakety Axe Chet Atkins

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3 1
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Blue Guitar Blues John Lee Hooker

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Guitar Man J.J. Cale

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Guitar Town Steve Earle

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Join the Club Reel Big Fish - "Everybody plays guitar."

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TheWelshGuy added Rock a willie Sabrina

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Rhythm Guitar Emmylou Harris

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Bo's Guitar Bo Diddley

The Best East Coast Rappers of All Time

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Guitar Heaven Neil Diamond

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More Than My Old Guitar Merle Haggard

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Run Rudolph Run Keith Richards

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Close but No Guitar Toby Keith

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Darrell Milton added While My Guitar Gently Weeps Yo-Yo Ma, India.Arie, Santana

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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The Guitar They Might Be Giants

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jackslee2 added Infinity Guitars Sleigh Bells

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Girls With Guitars Wynonna Judd

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Man With Guitar Spandau Ballet

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This Old Guitar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Songs About Guitars
This Old Guitar Lucinda Williams

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Guitars and Tiki Bars Kenny Chesney

Famous Male Flautists

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Words and Guitar Sleater-Kinney

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Blue Guitar Jimmy Buffett

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Esavi added Little Guitars Van Halen

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Spanish Guitar Bo Diddley

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Me and My Guitar Chet Atkins

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