1 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.
Best guitarist, hands down!
Off the scale gentlemen
Unbelievable approach to the guitar
2 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.
3 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
4 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.
5 Freddie King
Freddie King was an American blues guitarist and singer. He has been described as one of the "Three Kings" of electric blues guitar, along with Albert King and B.B. King.
All my song I play r written by Freddie King he is a legend
6 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!
7 Billy F. Gibbons
8 Johnny Winter
I have to go with Johnny Winter because he opened up a whole new world to me.
What can You say about this man, he had it all! A truly special talent.
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
9 Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa is an American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter. When he was only 12 years old, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King. He was born 8th May 1977. He is known to be one of the greatest blues guitarists ever.
10 George Thorogood
11 Alvin Lee
12 George "Buddy" Guy
The best...enough said
13 Rory Gallagher
William Rory Gallagher was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader.
14 Jimmy Page
James Patrick Page is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
15 T-Bone Walker
16 Chuck Berry
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.
17 Peter Green
18 Derek Trucks
19 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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20 John Mayall
21 Jimmie Vaughan
22 Walter Trout
23 Albert Collins
Albert Gene Drewery, known as Albert Collins and the Ice Man, was an American blues guitarist who was one of the most influential in the blues business. He was famously known for using a capo and alternate tunings.
24 Michael Bloomfield
25 Dan Auerbach
Daniel Quine "Dan" Auerbach is an American musician and record producer best known as the guitarist and vocalist for The Black Keys, a blues rock band from Akron, Ohio.
26 Doyle Bramhall II
I really like this guy, &, the fact that he & his dad both played with SRV, & he toured with Clapton tells you the man has talent.
27 Robert Johnson
28 Dan Patlansky
He's south African. Immensely talented and sought after Blues-Rock guitarist. Give him a listen... - Britgirl