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Famous Guitarist from your state

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

  1. ce24

    ce24 Poster Extraordinaire

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    No guitarists here in Idaho.... Everybody too busy caring AR15s.
     
  2. Sounds Good

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    Yes in England it is counties, i would imagine their are fair few good ones in the London area dont know where GG comes from many claim him as up with the tops.

    I come from Bedfordshire though, not sure their are many here who even are players, i use to know a few from local bands here but all have gone now, i see a good accoustic player in the guitar shop in Luton once, but even the shops have gone now lol, and he may of not have been from around here either but was really good.
     
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  3. tubedood

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    Hmmm I grew up in Alaska... This guy was there a few years.

    Jon Butcher Axis

     
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  4. hepular

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    gatemouth brown
    t-bone
    lightnin'
    johnny guitar watson
    herb ellis
    buddy holly

    *(& that's just a partial list from the 40s & 50s . . .)
     
  5. Old Plank

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    Johnny Smith grew up in Maine ...
    Clarence White born here.
    John Stirratt of Wilco relocated here.
     
  6. Dreadnut

    Dreadnut Friend of Leo's

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    Ted "Screamin' Fred" Nugent

    Mark Farner

    Alice Cooper

    Glen Frey

    Bob Seger

    Jack White

    and most recently, Billy Strings!
     
  7. hepular

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    including Christian's a bit of a stretch tho
     
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  8. Old Plank

    Old Plank Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    Only a handful of Californians put forth so far?! There's got to be way more, c'mon Californians!
     
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  9. smoothrecluse

    smoothrecluse Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    Wasn’t Johnny Smith from Colorado? Or did he just retire there?
     
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  10. Buckaroo65

    Buckaroo65 Tele-Meister

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    Merle Haggard for the win!
     
  11. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    It's almost impossible to compile ONE list including all the Texans......but one guy often overlooked is the incredible guitarist from Ft Worth Bill Ham. (older brother of Warren Ham) He was first notable for The Yellow Payges, then went on to Israfel with brother Warren and keyboard extraodinaire Red Young. Later, he played with Sonny and Cher. He's become very reclusive......I'm not positive he's even still alive.
    If you ever heard him play, you'd NEVER forget it. ;)
     
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  12. Fiesta Red

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    Christian who?
     
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    Jimmy Bruno
    Joe Pass
    Pat Martino
    George Benson
    Kevin Eubanks
    There are more ... but my senior brain is not as efficient as it used to be.
     
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  14. hepular

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    Charlie Christian, born in Bonham, but grew up in OKC

    otoh, and sort of in that vein by way of Eldon Shamblin, gotta include Ray Benson

    also should include Annie Clark
     
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  15. hepular

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    as for OK: Eldon Shamblin, Tuck Andress, Charlie Christian, Barney Kessell, jj cale ain't a bad start
     
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    Charlie Christian
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    Leon Russell
    Tori Ruffin
    Elvin Bishop
    Ronald Jones
    Eldon Shamblin
    Vince Gill
    Jesse Ed Davis
    Tommy Crook
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    Tuck Andress
    Phil Seymour
    Reed Mathis
    Tommy Allsup
     
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  17. Deeve

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    how 'bout Robert Cray?:cool:
     
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    Ok, great Texas guys still not mentioned; Rick " Casper " Rawls
    Don Leady( Leroi Brothers, Tailgators )
    Jesse Dayton
    Denny Freeman
    Derek O'Brien
    From Michigan:
    Pete Anderson
    From Ohio:
    Bill Bartlett( Ramjam, " Oh Black Betty )
    Oklahoma:
    Terry " Buffalo " Ware
    Dwight Twilley
    Steve Ripley


    RJ
     
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    Devee...I think Robert Cray was actually born in Columbus Georgia
     
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    ...ah!
    I didn’t put him on my list, that’s why I was confused
     
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