Your top 5 favourite guitar players?

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lydian7
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k, I'm pissed at that list... so I'm gonna make my own!! 8)

1. Steve Vai.

2. Joe Satriani.

3. Kotaro Oshio.

4. Allan Holdsworth.

5. Jimi Hendrix (ok, I had to put the guy in somewhere! :roll: )
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Ok, these are my top 5 guitarists, in no particualr order:

-Eddie Van Halen
-Steve Vai
-Jimi Hendrix
-Joe Satriani
-Stevie Ray Vaughan
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It always changes (except for Steve). Right now I'd say:

1 - Steve
2 - Pat Metheny
3 - Mike Stern
4 - John Petrucci
5 - Marty Friedman
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This is hard...


1) Steve
2) Jimmy Page
3) Satch
4) Clapton
5) Hendrix/SRV tied


This is constantly changing as well, with Steve and Page wrestling over the number one spot :wink:
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No order except steve!

Steve

John scofield

John Petrucci

Wes Montgomery

Satriani

Thats the stuff i'm playing most of at the moment, jazz, rock, and a fusion of the two.
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In this order.

1.) Hendrix (of course)
2.) Satriani
3.) Vai
4.) B.B King
5.) Ziggy Luis (Local Guitarist)
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sorry if I p*ss people off by not including Hendrix, but the only Hendrix I really listen to is G3's rendition of Red House! oooooohhhh, I feel bad for saying that! hehehe, sorry guys.

1. Steve Vai

2. Eric Johnson

3. Andy Timmons

4. Joe Satriani

5. Igor Belsky

my 5 best of the rest is as follows:

6. Kenny-Wayne-Shepherd
7. Paul Gilbert
8. John Petrucci
9. Nuno Bettencourt
10.......mmmmm.....it's gotta go to Jennifer Batten.........respect to her for making crazy things work with guitar!
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(in no particular order except Steve :wink: )

Steve Vai
Steve Morse
Dave Beegle
Joe Satriani
Jeff Beck


honorable mentions:

Steve Lukather
Steve Hackett
Steve Howe
(I wish my name would be Steve :lol: )
Ritchie Blackmore
Allan Holdsworth
Tony Macalpine
Daryl Stuermer
John Petrucci
Trevor Rabin
Mike Oldfield
Jan Crichton
Martin Barre
Brian May

Once upon a time Hendrix WAS the best guitar player, indeed... :shock:
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First of all, I don't think Hendrix should be automatically included on any list. Being high all the time and dying doesn't make you the greatest guitar player. Sorry but I'm just tired of seeing him on the top of every damn list that any magazine puts out (Rolling Stone -- but what do you expect from Rolling Stone?)

Sorry for that guys, now my list, pretty much in order.

1. Steve Vai
2. John Petrucci
3. Joe Satriani
4. Tommy Emmanuel
5. Andy Timmons
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1. Steve Vai :D
2. Zakk Wylde
3. Marty Friedman
4. Joe Satriani
5. Emppu Vourinen (http://www.nightwish.com)

6. Robin Finck
7. Frank Zappa
8. Buckethead
9. John Petrucci
10. Jani Liimatainen (http://www.sonataarctica.com)
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Nate Vaughan
Zack McAlexander
Micheal Love
Chip Henderson
Terry Lee Poole

no one said they had to be famous, did they?
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Emerson, you are the sort of dude I have respect for!
I don't think Hendrix should be automatically included on any list. Being high all the time and dying doesn't make you the greatest guitar player. Sorry but I'm just tired of seeing him on the top of every damn list
Good call bro'! :lol:
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Brett Garsed
Vinnie Moore
Frank Gambale
Kee Marcello
Allan Holdsworth
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In no order

Vai
Brian May ( Queen )
Chris Degarmo ( Queensryche, Spys4Darwin )
Reeves Gabrels ( Bowie )
Phil Collin ( Def Leppard )
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1. Jagori Tanna (I Mother Earth)
2. Joe Satriani
3. Jeff Beck
4. Stevie Ray Vaughan
5. Radiohead (all 3 guitarists)
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