Best Blues Guitarists

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1Stevie Ray VaughanStephen "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.V1 Comment
2Johnny 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

3Billy F. Gibbons
4Freddie King

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

5Albert KingAlbert 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.
6Joe Bonamassa
7B.B King

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

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

8Gary MooreRobert 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!

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

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11Eric ClaptonEric 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.
12Derek Trucks
13Gordy 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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14George "Buddy" Guy
15Walter Trout
16Jimmie Vaughan
17George Thorogood
18Albert Collins
19Alvin Lee
20John Mayall
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