Best Blues Guitarists

The Top Ten

1 Stevie Ray Vaughan Stevie Ray Vaughan Stephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In spite of a short-lived mainstream career spanning seven years, he is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of music, and ...read more. V 1 Comment
2 Johnny Winter Johnny Winter

I have to go with Johnny Winter because he opened up a whole new world to me.

J. Winter is most underrated guitarist in the world. Johnny is 70 years old, but his Texas blues don't stop! Johnny 'the Texas' Winter

3 Billy F. Gibbons
4 Freddie King

All my song I play r written by Freddie King he is a legend

5 Albert King Albert King Albert King Nelson, known professionally as Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing.
6 Joe Bonamassa Joe Bonamassa
7 B.B King

#1 influenced everyone from Hendrix to Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughn

7th?!?! Wow. That is terrible. May he rest in peace. - gemcloben

8 Gary Moore Gary Moore Robert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock and blues guitarist.

Definitely the ultimate blues guitarist! Thumbs up for Mr. Moore!

9 T-Bone Walker
10 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.

The Contenders

11 Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.

I think Eric should be in the top three.

12 George "Buddy" Guy V 1 Comment
13 Derek Trucks Derek Trucks
14 Gordy Pettipas

Amazing player from Massachusetts currently living out here in Kansas. Met him last week at a clinic he was performing.. Incredible..

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15 Walter Trout
16 Jimmie Vaughan
17 George Thorogood
18 Albert Collins Albert Collins
19 Alvin Lee Alvin Lee
20 John Mayall John Mayall
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