100 “greatest” guitarists of all time

Rolling Stone magazine published their 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. The top 10:

  1. Jimi Hendrix
  2. Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band
  3. B.B. King
  4. Eric Clapton
  5. Robert Johnson
  6. Chuck Berry
  7. Stevie Ray Vaughan
  8. Ry Cooder
  9. Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin ["of Led Zeppelin"?! duh]
  10. Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones [double duh]

Duane Allman?! Chuck Berry?!! If you’re a guitarist, don’t bother looking at the complete list; you’ll want to punch your monitor.

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1,755 Responses to 100 “greatest” guitarists of all time

  1. rib says:

    I’m sorry, I forgot Elmore James, place him where you would like. Also, to those who read some guitar rag or another and don’t knoweth of what floweth from their holes, please, verbally masturbate elsewhere…you suck at the axe and always will…peace

  2. Phillip says:

    Daniel Johnston is the best guitar player alive. Those who think differently suck even harder at the axe and always will. Peace!

  3. Jody says:

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  4. jody says:

    > Comments are closed on this post until further notice. Future comments will be moderated soon.

    I enabled Comments again, just to see if trolling continues.

  5. pender says:

    I’ve only ever seen maybe 20 guitarists in my life, and since I picked up a guitar and played it before I have to conclude that I am the 21st greater guitarist of all time.

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