Best Rock Guitarists of the 60s

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The Top Ten

1 Jimi Hendrix (The Jimi Hendrix Experience) Jimi Hendrix (The Jimi Hendrix Experience) Jimi 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.
2 Eric Clapton (Cream, The Yardbirds) Eric Clapton (Cream, The Yardbirds) 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.

Don't forget he was also in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, and Derek & the Dominos during the 60's.

3 Pete Townshend (The Who) Pete 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 .
4 Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones) Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones) Keith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.
5 Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin) Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin) 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.
6 George Harrison (The Beatles) George Harrison (The Beatles) George Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
7 Jeff Beck (The Yardbirds, The Jeff Beck Group) Jeff Beck (The Yardbirds, The Jeff Beck Group) Geoffrey Arnold "Jeff" Beck is an English rock guitarist. He is one of the three noted guitarists to have played with The Yardbirds. V 1 Comment
8 David Gilmour David Gilmour David Jon Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He joined the progressive rock band Pink Floyd as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1968.
9 Neil Young (Buffalo Springfield, Solo, Crazy Horse) Neil Young (Buffalo Springfield, Solo, Crazy Horse) Neil Percival Young, OC OM is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
10 Dave Davies (The Kinks) Dave Davies (The Kinks)

The Contenders

11 Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) James Roger McGuinn known professionally as Roger McGuinn and previously as Jim McGuinn, is an American musician.
12 Ted Nugent (The Amboy Dukes) Ted Nugent (The Amboy Dukes)
13 Robby Krieger (The Doors) Robby Krieger (The Doors) Robert Alan "Robby" Krieger is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter best known as the guitarist of the rock band the Doors, and as such has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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1. Jimi Hendrix (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
2. Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones)
3. George Harrison (The Beatles)
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1. Jimi Hendrix (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
2. Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin)
3. David Gilmour
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