Most Talented Vocalist/Guitarists Ever

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1David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)David Jon Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
2Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
3James Hetfield (Metallica)James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
4Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)David Scott "Dave" Mustaine was born September 13, 1961. He is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is best known as the co-founder, guitarist, and lead singer of the American thrash metal band Megadeth, and well known as the original lead guitarist for the American heavy metal ...read more.
5Matt Bellamy (Muse)Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.
6PrincePrince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958, and died on April 21st, 2016. he was a music legend from the 80s up until his death, best known for songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry".
7Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day)Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.
8Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)Lindsey Adams Buckingham is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and producer, best known as lead guitarist and one of the vocalists of the musical group Fleetwood Mac from 1975 to 1987, and then 1997 to the present day.
9Eric 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.

It was a random guess, but I admit I can't play, just was not gifted in that way. You confirm my suspicions; you are a self-aggrandizing journeyman musician, who grinds his teeth every night when people he perceives to be his inferior get all the glory. This is not confined to music, all of show business, and in fact every profession suffers the same unhappy personalities. I hope your journey through life becomes more peaceful.

You are certainly proud of yourself, someday maybe the clueless and ungrateful public will come to appreciate your genius. True I'm just a sports guy, 5-8 and white to boot, but I understand that I fit lower on the food chain than the Olympians and Major Leaguers. Without fans like myself, how would music gods like you get the acclaim they crave?

You are acting like you are Dweezil Zappa or something; very caught up in your own importance. If you are him, we have met- I gave you swimming lessons when you were three years old. Your dad was a pretty talented guy, but would tell you not to be so full of anger.

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10Jeff BuckleyJeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley, raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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11Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge)Myles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.
12Pete Townshend (The Who)Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist and songwriter for the rock band The Who.
13George HarrisonGeorge Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
14Neil YoungNeil Percival Young, OC OM is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.

An America-bashing, Canadian punk who disses the country that made him rich. Whiny voice, sings through his nose, and certainly not an accomplished guitarist.

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15Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
16Jeff BeckGeoffrey Arnold "Jeff" Beck is an English rock guitarist. He is one of the three noted guitarists to have played with The Yardbirds.
17Johnny Winter
18Stevie 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.
19Frank ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.
20Todd Rundgren
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