Top Ten Most Underrated Guitarists


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201 Bobby Arlin

The Leaves, The Hook, The Robert Savage Group

202 Andy Summers

Most people can name Sting or Stewart Copeland from the Police but Andy Summers?
If you're learning Guitar his stuff is not an obvious choice until you come across Message in a Bottle and the intro riff - I've heard seasoned Guitarists complain about how hard this is but it sounds so simple and iconic.
Some lovely subtle licks in this and many other tracks which aren't heroic but yet are crucial to the overall sound of the Police.

203 Brian Robertson

A great guitarist, I just wish he would put out more music.

204 Ali Farka Touré

Blues owes itself to traditional African folk music, which is perfectly demonstrated by Toure. An absolute genius.

205 Glen Buxton

The whole ACG needs more recognition musically Alice too! But Glen had this dark distorted sound that was rare for the late 60's and 70's.

206 Tosin Abasi Tosin Abasi
207 Steve Hunter
208 Dick Wagner
209 Jimmy McCulloch

He is AWESOME at guitar, but NOBODY knows he exists.

210 Tony Macalpine

Mystical grandmaster of sweep picking.

211 Kirk Windstein

Crowbar, Down. Sludge metal slinger.

212 Greg Howe

Introspection, greatest guitar album ever.

Greg Howe # 167? I just lost faith in Humanity...

213 John 5

Check his solo stuff amazing. I love Rob zombie but he doesn't utilize him like he should.

214 Joe Walsh Joe Walsh Joseph Fidler "Joe" Walsh is an American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
215 Clem Clempson
216 Daniel Johns - Silverchair

So Underrated. But a musical genius!

217 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.

What the hell is he doing on this list

218 Robb Flynn Robb Flynn
219 Jeff Hanneman Jeff Hanneman Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman was an American musician, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
220 Brian Jones Brian Jones Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, the founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
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