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Famous Guitarist from your state

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

  1. Deathray

    Deathray Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Don’t forget Billy
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  2. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Good call! I stand corrected.
     
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  3. Swampash&Tweed

    Swampash&Tweed Friend of Leo's

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    Dickey Betts
     
  4. TheDams

    TheDams Tele-Holic

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    Minnesota:

    Eddie Cochran
    Bob Dylan
    Prince
    Pat Donahue
    Bob Mould
     
  5. McGlamRock

    McGlamRock Poster Extraordinaire

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    a few more from CA:
    Carlos Santana
    Jerry Garcia
    Jim Campilongo
    Kirk Hammett
    Elvin Bishop
    Joe Satriani
    Mimi Fox
    Neal Schon

    EDIT: add Lindsey Buckingham
     
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  6. JohnRobieTheCat

    JohnRobieTheCat TDPRI Member

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    George Thorogood of the DELAWARE Destroyers.
    Bob Marley spent some time in Wilmington, wrote some of his early hits there.
    Vinnie Moore — UFO
     
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  7. AAT65

    AAT65 Friend of Leo's

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    Good to see Jimmy McCulloch, Roddy Frame and Dave Flett there!

    One or two more for the Scottish guitarists list:

    Brian Robertson
    Ricky Gardiner (played lead on Bowie’s Low album)
    Ian Bairnson (played with the Alan Parsons Project, and also the great guitar solo on the fade of Wuthering Heights)
    Hugh Burns (prolific session player)
    Davey Johnstone (Elton John’s longtime guitarist)
    Stuart Braithwaite and John Cummings (both Mogwai)
     
  8. koen

    koen Friend of Leo's

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    Some from my country: Eddie van Halen, Jan Akkerman, George Kooymans, Ad van den Berg, Eddy Christiani.
     
  9. aging_rocker

    aging_rocker Tele-Afflicted

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    Some notable players from Cymru:

    Tony Bourge
    Micky Jones
    Deke Leonard
    Dave Edmunds
    Phil Campbell
    Andy Fairweather Low
    Pete Ham
    Kelly Jones
    Andy Scott
    Kim Simmonds

    ...and Pino Palladino too.

    Also, Albert Lee was born literally 2 miles outside Wales.
     
  10. mrfitz98

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    We can claim Jim McCarty and Wayne Kramer too.
     
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  11. tele12

    tele12 Friend of Leo's

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    I'll add:
    Joe Satriani
    Steve Vai
    Waddy Wachtel
    Brian Setzer
     
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    Fiesta Red Poster Extraordinaire

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  13. Chuckster

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    Bonus points... Dick Dale went to my high school.

    Don't forget Brad Delp and Barry Goudreau of the band Boston (Tom Sholtz was from somewhere in the midwest).
     
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  14. RoyBGood

    RoyBGood Doctor of Teleocity

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    Joe Satriani is from New York and Carlos Santana is Mexican.
     
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    I was just referring to Ontario, but you are absolutely right about Joni Mitchell.
    Daniel Lanois from Quebec — legendary as a producer too.
     
  16. Harry Styron

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    Ranger Doug Green was born in Illinois. However he attended Cranbrook, a fancy prep school in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and graduated from University of Michigan.
     
  17. jondanger

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    Frank Zappa
    Nils Lofgren
    David Byrne
    Ric Ocasek
    John Fahey
     
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    Michael Burks
    Dan Hicks
    Johnny Cash
    Cedell Davis
    Iris Dement
    Tav Falco
     
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  19. Guitardvark

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    heh takes a long time to get thru all the Texans indeed. Saw a lot of names long forgotten.

    UK Rocks too and I would be glad to annex the UK as the 51st state..Canada can be 52nd :)

    you want to get into guitar playin singin Songwriters
    Shake Russel.
    Dana Cooper
    Doug Sahm
    Freddy Fender
    We can start a whole new Texas list.
    thanks guys lot of fun to read these post :)
     
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    Billy Corgan
    Terry Kath
    Nils Lofgren
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    Roger McGuinn
    Kevin Cronin
    James Young
    Warren DeMartini
     
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