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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 03:07 AM
Ok, I'm sure this thread has been done a thousand times before.

So humor me, OK?

I'm a newbie and what else could you expect?

Name me your top ten favorite guitar players ever--any kind of music, any era.

 
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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 03:13 AM
1) Duane
2) Chet Atkins
3) Willie Nelson
4) Mance Lipscomb
5) Wolfgang Speil
6) George Harrison
7) BB King
8) John Mclaughlin ( I Know, he should be higher)
9) Les Paul
10) Frank Zappa

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 06:18 AM
Just my .02...but this would be more interesting and thought provoking if lists like this had this caveat....

"Excluding ANY guitarists in the ABB family tree"...

Your top ten favorite guitar players of all time

Larry Carlton
Robben Ford
David Lindley
Lowell George
Magic Sam
Freddie King
Pete Townsend
Roy Rogers
Lightnin' Hopkins
Robert Johnson

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 06:37 AM
Duane Allman
Dickey Betts
Warren Haynes
Derek Trucks

Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 07:13 AM
Jeff Beck
Carlos Santana
John Cipollina
Michael Bloomfield
Jimi Hendrix
Duane Allman
Eric Clapton
Mick Taylor
Warren Haynes
Rory Gallagher

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 07:14 AM
quote:
Ok, I'm sure this thread has been done a thousand times before.

So humor me, OK?

I'm a newbie and what else could you expect?

Name me your top ten favorite guitar players ever--any kind of music, any era.




You could always use the search feature.

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 07:18 AM
No particular order and "Excluding ANY guitarists in the ABB family tree"...

Jorma K
J Garcia
Tommy Emmanuel
Elmore James
BB King
Chuck Berry
Rev Gary Davis
Buddy Guy
David Bromberg
Clapton

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 07:24 AM
Excluding the ABB family tree...
In no particular order

Clapton
Al Di Meola
Wes Montgomery
SRV
David Gilmour
Joe Pass
Jerry Garcia
Slash
Jimmy Page
J. Mascis

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 08:11 AM
Jack Pearson, Duane Allman,Jimi Hendrix,Andy Powell,Ritchie Blackmore,Wes Montgomery, Rory Gallager,Eric Clapton,Jeff Beck ,Jeff healey, Alvin Lee, that is eleven but i can not throw one out..

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 08:23 AM
Duane , Dickey , George Harrison , Frank Zappa , Eric , Jeff Beck , Jack Pearson , Django Rheinhardt , Larry Carlton , Lowell George . Ten is not fair. Next time let's go with top 25 !

[Edited on 11/9/2009 by Russvergara]

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 08:28 AM
Since I don't even want to try to put them in order, here they are alphabetically.

Duane Allman
Jeff Beck
Dickey Betts
Eric Clapton
Buddy Guy
Jimi Hendrix
Jimmy Page
Derek Trucks
Eddie Van Halen
Stevie Ray Vaughan

If I were to remove the 3 ABB related guitarists from the list, then add the following...


Luther Dickinson
Mick Taylor
Pete Townshend


 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 09:05 AM
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jimi Hendrix
Warren Haynes
Joe Perry
Jimmy Page
Jeff Beck
Albert Collins
Buddy Guy
Johnny Winter
Nigel Tufnel

I can't exclude Warren, he's my favorite living guitar player. Honorable mention goes to Hound Dog Taylor.

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 10:18 AM
Man how could I have I forgotten Nigel Tuffnel ?
 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 10:28 AM
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Ok, I'm sure this thread has been done a thousand times before.





You're right, it has.

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 10:29 AM
Excluding the ABB tree...........

1)Stevie Ray Vaughan
2)BB King
3) Albert King
4) Jimi
5) Clapton
6) Toy Caldwell
7) Buddy Guy
8) Billy Gibbons
9) Buddy Holly

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 10:31 AM
Jeff Beck
Eric Clapton
Jimi Hendrix
Derek Trucks
Duane Allman
Leslie West
Joe Bonamassa
Johnny Winter
Larry Carlton
Martin Barre

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 10:34 AM
Duane Allman
Dickey Betts
Warren Haynes
Derek Trucks
Trey Anastasio
Jerry Garcia
BB King
Neil Young
Robert Johnson
Frank Zappa

[Edited on 11/9/2009 by billybarool]

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 10:50 AM
This of course excludes all member past and present of the Allman Brothers.
Django Reinhart
Tony Rice
Albert King
BB King
Jorma Kaukenen
jerry Garcia
Wes Montgomery
Charlie Christian
Frank Zappa
Jimmy Herring, sorry one exception from the ABB family

[Edited on 11/9/2009 by mhc]

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 11:35 AM
10 living in no particular order...
Eric Clapton
Derek Trucks
Alvin Lee
Jeff Beck
Carlos Santana
David Gilmour
Mark Knopfler
Warren Haynes
Dickey Betts
Mick Taylor

Favorites no longer with us whose music lives on in my heart
Duane Allman
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Jerry Garcia
Jimi Hendrix
Albert King
Freddie King
Lowell George
Mike Bloomfield

(and I haven't even gotten to the jazz side of things... )



[Edited on 11/9/2009 by lolasdeb]

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 12:15 PM
Duane Allman
Wes Montgomery
BB
Freddie
Eric
Bloomfield
Dickey
Julian Bream
Derek
Elmore James

This list could go on and on. After Duane all the rest are a group of people I love to hear at anytime...then there's Santana, Peter Green, Hendrix, Joe Pass, Toy Caldwell, Albert King.....the list is just too long to limit to ten

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 12:16 PM
Ok, NOT counting the ABB family...

Peter Green
Eric Clapton
Danny Kirwan
Billy Gibbons
Lowell George
Rick Vito
George Harrison
Todd Sharp
Bob Welch
Mick Taylor

Just is odd leaving out:

Duane Allman
Dickey Betts
Warren Haynes
Derek Trucks
Jack Pearson


Other faves beyond the above 15 (I like listening to guitars & guitarists...can you tell?):

Jimi Hendrix
Jimmy Page
Jeff Beck
Keith Richards
Ronnie Wood
Pete Townshend
Carlos Santana
John McLaughlin
Larry Coryell
Jerry Garcia
John Fogerty
Jeremy Spencer
Lindsey Buckingham
Mark Knopfler
Davey Johnstone
Dave Mason
Paul Barrere
Bonnie Raitt
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jimmie Vaughan
Buddy Guy
Hubert Sumlin
BB King
Freddie King
Albert King
Albert Collins
Muddy Waters
Elmore James
Robert Cray
Johnny Copeland
Lonnie Brooks
Lonnie Mack
David Gilmour
Les Paul
Chet Atkins
Wes Montgomery
George Benson
George Van Eps
Charlie Christian
Paul Johnson
Gil Orr
Bob Weston
Robin Trower
Steve Hackett
Robert Fripp
Mike Bloomfield
Stephen Stills
Neil Young
Danny Kortchmar
David Lindley
Kim Simmonds
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter
Denny Dias
Larry Carlton
Lee Ritnour
Frank Zappa
Steve Vai
Warren Cuccurillo
Tim McGovern
Andy Summers
Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt
Erik Brann
Alvin Lee
Albert Lee
Brent Mason
Vince Gill
Keith Urban
Brad Paisley
Doyle Bramhall II
Charlie Sexton
Johnny Winter
Rick Derringer
Leslie West
Peter Frampton
Clem Clempson
Dave Davies
Justin Hayward
Jimmy McCulloch
Mike Campbell
Django Reinhart
Robert Johnson
Charlie Patton
Bukka White
Mississippi Fred McDowell
Son House
Tommy Johnson
Big Bill Broonzy







 
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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 12:18 PM
Derek Trucks
Duane Allman
Tony Rice
Bryan Sutton
Dave Alvin
Jeff Lang [awesome Aussie slinger]
Bo Ramsey
Jerry Garcia
Luther Dickinson
John Morsehead [Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation]
Russ Barenberg
Martin Simpson

Yeah, I know but frankly I didn't want to leave any of the above out

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 12:44 PM
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Excluding the ABB family tree...
In no particular order

Jeff Beck
Steve Kimock
Steve Morse
lesie West
Rory Gallahger
Toy Cadwell
Coco Montoya
Alvin Lee
Mick Taylor
Carlos Santana
Jim Weider

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 01:11 PM
This wont be easy...

1) Dickey Betts
2) Duane Allman
3) Norman Blake
4) Tony Rice
5) Jerry Douglas
6) Santana
7) Doc Watson
8) Derek Trucks
9) Eric Clapton
10) "Duck" Baker

...at least for right now.

If this topic comes up a week from now I might include...

Toy Caldwell
Chet Atkins
Mike Auldrige
Warren Haynes
Andres Segovia
BB King
Freddy King

etc etc etc


[Edited on 11/9/2009 by D28guy]

 

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  posted on 11/9/2009 at 01:16 PM
excluding ABB, in no order (except the 1st 4)

Jimi
Jerry Garcia
Clapton
Zappa
David Bromberg
Jorma
Lowell George
Mike Bloomfield
Wes Montgomery
Albert King

 
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