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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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Johnny B Goode Chuck Berry

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Juke Box Hero Foreigner

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Lucille B.B. King

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Guitar Man Elvis Presley

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Play Guitar John Mellencamp

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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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This Old Guitar Neil Young

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Guitar Boogie Chuck Berry

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Guitars, Cadillacs Dwight Yoakam

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Guitar Hurricane Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Blue Guitar Blues John Lee Hooker

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Yakety Axe Chet Atkins

The Best Electric Guitar Brands for Beginners

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Guitar Man J.J. Cale

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Guitar Town Steve Earle

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Johnny Guitar Peggy Lee

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Sheraton Gibson Pete Townshend

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The Best Concert Movies Streaming on Hulu

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More Than My Old Guitar Merle Haggard

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Teardrops on My Guitar Taylor Swift

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Bo's Guitar Bo Diddley

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Me and My Guitar Chet Atkins

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Run Rudolph Run Keith Richards

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Me and My Bass Guitar Victor Wooten

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Electric Guitar Talking Heads

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This Old Guitar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About Guitars
This Old Guitar Lucinda Williams

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Rhythm Guitar Emmylou Harris

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Waylon's Guitar Hank Williams, Jr.

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Spanish Guitar Bo Diddley

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Guitar Heaven Neil Diamond

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

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Girls With Guitars Wynonna Judd

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TheWelshGuy added Rock a willie Sabrina

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Close but No Guitar Toby Keith

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Man With Guitar Spandau Ballet

Famous Male Flautists

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Guitars and Tiki Bars Kenny Chesney

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Esavi added Little Guitars Van Halen

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

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Blue Guitar Jimmy Buffett

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The Guitar They Might Be Giants

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Me and My Guitar James Taylor