While rock legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Slash typically dominate the "best guitarist ever" conversations, country music is no slouch when it comes to producing legendary shredders. A guy or gal playing a guitar is the basis for most country music, so it makes sense that the genre would be littered with supremely talented players.

From influencers such as Vince Gill and Glen Campbell to newbies such as Lindsay Ell and Frankie Ballard, country music's best guitarists come from various generations. Some are solo artists, while others are in duos or groups. But no matter the specifics, they all share one thing in common: They. Can. Play!

Flip through the photo gallery above to learn more about the best guitarists in country music.