Shawn Lane

Instrumental rock, Guitarist

1963 – 2003

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Who was Shawn Lane?

Shawn Lane was an American musician who released two studio albums and collaborated with a variety of musicians including Ringo Starr, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Reggie Young, Joe Walsh and many others. After studying the piano, he rapidly mastered the guitar, which he played with exceptional speed. One of the most technically accomplished players of all time with a melodic ear, Lane was named by the American Guitar Institute as the "greatest guitarist who ever lived".

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Born
Mar 21, 1963
Memphis
Also known as
  • Lane, Shawn
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Tennessee
  • Memphis
Died
Sep 26, 2003
Memphis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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