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Famous Guitarist from your state

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Guitardvark, Sep 13, 2020.

  1. notmyusualuserid

    notmyusualuserid Friend of Leo's

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    Mark Knopfler
    Angus Young
    Malcolm Young
    Charlie Burchill
    Zal Cleminson
    Stuart Adamson
    Dave Flett
    Alex Harvey
    Donovan
    Ian Anderson
    Alex Kapranos
    Edwyn Collins
    Jimmy McCulloch
    Fran Healey
    Andy Dunlop
    Midge Ure
    Billy Bremner
    Simon Neill
    Johnny McElhone
    Roddy Frame
    Billy Rankin

    David Byrne was born in Dumbarton.

    South Carolina is a bigger American state than the country of Scotland, which has a current population of ~5.5 million...
     
  2. rand z

    rand z Friend of Leo's

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    Pennsylvania:

    Dan Hartman
    George Benson
    G E Smith
    Daryl Hall
    Taylor Swift
    Jim Thackery
    Joe Negri

    Honorable Mention (a bassist):

    Jaco Pastorius
     
  3. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Telefied Ad Free Member

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    From PA;

    Joan Jett
    Joe Negri
    Todd Rundgren
    David Mansfield
    Kevin Eubanks
    Jaco Pastorius
    David Bromberg
    Jimmy Thackery
    Pat Martino
    Sean Costello
    Roy Smeck
    Smokin’ Joe Kubek
     
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  4. DLReed

    DLReed Tele-Meister

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    I'll add to the list of great NYers:

    Johnny Ramone
    Ace Frehley
    Scott Ian
     
  5. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Poster Extraordinaire

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    Some people who are better know as singer/songwriters, but can still hold their own on a guitar:

    Joe Ely
    Robert Earl King
    Jimmie Dale Gilmore
    Michael Martin Murphy
    Charlie Robinson
    Bruce Robinson
    Kelly Willis
    Martie Maguire
    Emily Strayer
     
  6. Stratohacker

    Stratohacker Tele-Afflicted

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    A few more native Californians

    Randy Rhoads


    Dave Navarro


    David Linley


    Ed King
     
  7. Frisco 57

    Frisco 57 Tele-Meister

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    OH YEAH! I have a Esteban Camaro (red with gray stripes) hanging over my work bench! I thought Esteban was from a distant planet!
     
  8. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Ronnie Earl lives 4 miles from me, beside where J Geils used to live.

    Also:

    Dick Dale
    Joe Perry
    Susan Tedeschi
     
  9. mfguitar

    mfguitar Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    NY- adds
    • Joe Satriani
    • Tommy Tedesco
    • Johnny Rzeznik
    • Elliot Easton
    • Ani DeFranco
    • Duane Eddy
    • Stefan Grossman
    • A lot of famous Rockers are from NYC originally.
     
  10. bondoman

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    Randy Rhodes but there's also a whole lot more.
     
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  11. MrCoolGuy

    MrCoolGuy Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Steve Miller might have been born there, but he's from Texas.
     
  12. 6String69

    6String69 Tele-Holic

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    Florida:

    Mike Campbell
    Bo Diddley
    Gram Parsons
    Thurston Moore
    Mike McCready
    Tom Petty
    Bruce Springsteen
    Stephen Stills
    Dereck Trucks
    Larry Allen Collins, Jr.
    Don Felder
    Gary Rossington
     
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  13. stantheman

    stantheman Doctor of Teleocity

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    Gary Hoey from Lowell.
    Mike Welsh is a Boston Guy.
    Chris Brown is a Boston Guy.
    Ronnie Earl has been here so long, he’s a Boston Guy too.
    Tomo Fujita is from Japan but he too falls into The Ronnie Earl Category.
    Allen Devine RIP is an Andover Guy.
    Bill Broderick is from Springfield.
     
  14. RoyBGood

    RoyBGood Doctor of Teleocity

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    From my County of birth and from memory:

    Tony Iommi
    Jeff Lynne
    Dave Mason
     
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    If you're talking Canada as a whole? Joni Mitchell must be noted as well.
     
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    Connecticut:

    Al Anderson

    John Scofield - he was born in Ohio but moved here as a kid so we should get at least partial credit!

    Rivers Cuomo - born in NY but raised here.
     
  17. Lost_N_Austin

    Lost_N_Austin Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    You Texan's

    Did we miss Jimmy Vaughan
    and Gary Clark Jr.?

    Lost_N_Austin
     
  18. Dave Hicks

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    Lonnie Mack, too (missed being a Buckeye by a few miles):

     
  19. schmee

    schmee Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Not many from WA I can think of:
    Jimi Hendrix
    Curt Cobain
    some others
     
  20. hepular

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    you checkin' to see if folks are payin attention???
     
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