Greatest Deceased Guitaristsarmthehomeless06
The Contenders: Page 2
Worthy of the top ten list in my opinion!
The best guitarist you never heard ofV 3 Comments
Bolin had many styles and tones in his repertoire. It is criminal how low he is ranked here
A fleeting glimpse of brilliance at it's understated best
He could write, sing and play. Check out his tone on Alphonse Mouzon's Golden Rainbows, Speed and innovation on Cobham's Quadrant 4, funk on Deep Purples Getting Tighter, writing, singing, playing on James Gang's Alexis and Rock/Jazz work out while 6 months away from his heroin fueled death on Post Toastee. But hey, he was no Cobain lol.
Syd was very creative.
Amazing guitarist, it's such a shame he had to get rapped up in herion.V 1 Comment
He's the real mvp
Master of his arts.
One of the best rythym players ever
Jeff Healey deserves to be on the top 10 list. I play the guitar backwards and upside down I've never seen anything like it in my life. he was definitely wild on the guitar!
Great live guitar man...
Taught many of the others.
I'm A Man, 25 or 6 to 4, Song of the Evergreens, the list goes on. Put TK in a regular rock band and this argument goes another direction. Was one of Hendrix' favorite guitarists.V 1 Comment
The fastest yet emotive playing can't be copied by anyone
Just listen to his songs or variety and compare it to anyone from his era or even into the mid 60s.
He never received the respect he should have. RIP Johnny
Heard some extremely expressive playing many years ago, thought it was Sammy Hagar, but found out later it was Johnny Winter...left an indelible impression. Thanks for the memories Johnny.
As far as a guitarist who sang and played, I put him right there with Hendrix. When Clapton goes I'd say those three in any particular order. I don't see any of these other guys being in the same class, particularly for Rock N' Roll. If there's a Rock N' Roll Valhalla Johnny and Jimi are cuttin' heads right now to see who gets to sit on the throne!
Not sure how you pick the best of this list, but Hedges is easily top 5 if it comes to technical virtuosity.
Made the most beautiful and complex songs I've ever heard.
The best thing to come of 'youll by a country mile, nary a week goes past without hearing some of Ronno's work on the radio, much underrated much loved amd very much missed :-(
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