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Friday, 25 November 2011

The Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

100. Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)
99.  Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth)
98.  Alex Lifeson (Rush)
97.  Steve Jones (The Sex Pistols)
96.  Bruce Springsteen
95.  Roger McGuinn (Byrds)
94.  Peter Buck (REM)
93.  Paul Simon
92.  Dimebag Darrell (Pantera)
91.  Dave Davies (The Kinks)
90.  Tom Verlaine (Television)
89.  Bonnie Raitt
88.  Carl Perkins
87.  James Hetfield (Metallica)
86.  J. Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.)
85.  Andy Summers (The Police)
84.  Joe Perry (Aerosmith)
83.  Eddie Hazel (Funkadelic)
82.  Nels Cline (Wilco)
81.  Lou Reed (Velvet Underground)
80.  Buddy Holly (and The Crickets)
79.  Mike Campbell (Tom Petty)
78.  John Fahey
77.  Willie Nelson
76.  Robbie Krieger (The Doors)
75.  Joni Mitchell
74.  Dick Dale
73.  Kurt Cobain (Nirvana US)
72.  John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
71.  Robert Johnson
70.  Jack White (White Stripes)
69.  Richard Thompson (Fairport Convention)
68.  John McLaughlin (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
67.  T-Bone Walker
66.  Leslie West (Mountain)
65.  Slash (Guns 'n' Roses)
64.  Duane Eddy 
63.  Johnny Winter
62.  Robert Fripp (King Crimson)
61.  Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers Band)
60.  Ron Asheton (The Stooges)
59.  Robbie Robertson (The Band)
58.  Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac)
57.  Rory Gallagher
56.  Albert Collins
55.  John Lennon (The Beatles)
54.  Joe Walsh 
53.  Rush
52.  Clarence White
51.  Johnny Marr (The Smiths)
50.  Ritchie Blackmore (Depp Purple)
49.  Muddy Waters
48.  Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead)
47.  Stephen Stills (CSN&Y)
46.  Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead)
45.  Link Wray
44.  Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)
43.  Hubert Sumlin (Howlin' Wolf)
42.  Mike Bloomfield (Paul Butterfield's Blues Band)
41.  Mick Ronson (Spiders From Mars)
40.  Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine)
39.  Steve Cropper (Booker T.  and the MGs)
38.  The Edge (David Evans - U2)
37.  Mick Taylor (The Rolling Stones)
36.  Randy Rhoads (Blizzard of Oz)
35.  John Lee Hooker
34.  Curtis Mayfield 
33.  Prince
32.  Billy Gibbons (Z.Z.  Top)
31.  Ry Cooder (Captain Beefheart)
30.  Elmore James
29.  Scotty Moore (Elvis Presley)
28.  Johnny Ramone (The Ramones)
27.  Bo Diddley
26.  Brian May (Queen)
25.  Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
24.  Angus Young (AS/DC)
23.  Buddy Guy
22.  Frank Zappa (The Mothers of Invention)
21.  Chet Atkins (Hank Williams, Elvis Presley and the Everly Brothers)
20.  Carlos Santana (Santana)
19.  James Burton (Ricky Nelson)
18.  Les Paul (Les Paul and Mary Ford)
17.  Neil Young (CSN&Y, Neil Young and Crazy Horse)
16.  Derek Trucks (Allman Brothers Band)
15.  Freddy King
14.  David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
13.  Albert King
12.  Stevie Ray Vaughan (SRV and Double Trouble)
11.  George Harrison (The Beatles, The Travelling Wilburys)
10.  Pete Townshend (The Who)
9.   Duane Allman (Allman Brothers Band)
8.   Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)
7.   Chuck Berry
6.   B.B. King
5.   Jeff Beck (The Yardbirds, The Jeff Beck Group) 
4.   Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones)
3.   Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin)
2.   Eric Clapton (John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominoes)
1.   Jimmy Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix Eperience, Gypsy Sun and Rainbows, Band of Gypsys)

Originally posted on Friday 25th November 2011

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