Vai's Photo on MSN!

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MSN's news page (http://uk.msn.com/) is using Steve's photo for one of their polls 'Greatest Guitarist Ever'! Its a the top of the page-flick through the mobile phone pics, Neon Che Guevara to see Steve licking his strings!
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That is a strange poll they have going.......
"Who is the best guitarist:
Peter Green vs Jerry Garcia?"

Well that was not too bad, but then they started to pull out the weird sh*t.

"Who is the best guitarist:
Avril Lavigne vs Ritchie Blackmore?"

"Who is the best guitarist:
Shania Twain vs Bruce Springsteen?"

Avril and Shania????
On a Best Guitarist poll????

WTF?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?


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Its for the 'public' rather than guitarist aficionado like us! :wink
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I started playing with this just to find out who had what percentage of wins, and i got addicted for about 10 minutes.

This list of the top ten "guitarists" should reveal how serious anyone should take this...

* Jimi Hendrix 83%
* Jimmy Page 82%
* Eric Clapton 76%
* Dark Side Of The... 75%
* Nevermind 75%
* Abbey Road 75%
* Slash 75%
* Sgt Pepper's 74%
* Will Smith 73%
* Rachel Stevens 72%



:lol: :shock: :roll:

No that's actually combining all different kinds of polls, but the guitarist list is pretty much what you'd expect from a public vote, though I'm still surprised slash is so high, I would have thought Ritchie Blackmore would have amde the top ten in a vote like this...

* Jimi Hendrix 83%
* Jimmy Page 82%
* Eric Clapton 76%
* Slash 75%
* David Gilmour 72%
* Brian May 71%
* Eddie Van Halen 71%
* Jeff Beck 67%
* B.B. King 67%
* Angus Young 65%


Why Shania Twain is in the guitarist section is beyond me though....
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You and your lists, treeduck!
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Why do people do these survey things, does anybody really actually care?
Even if you take away the strummers and pop stars its still a load of crap.

Greatest guitarist, per-lease!
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Cleggy wrote:Why do people do these survey things, does anybody really actually care?
Even if you take away the strummers and pop stars its still a load of crap.

Greatest guitarist, per-lease!
Oh they're just filling space, Cleggy, nothing more. I'm pleased they used a photo of Steve, but annoyed they didn't cite him in the poll.
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They did include him in the poll, but he didnt come up as often as lets say Jimi Hendrix or Rachel stevens or Mark Knopfler.

The poll was a farce and i not once saw Joe in there either. Totally meaningless and a waste of time.

Although i do concede the photo was da bomb!

Did you catch the story (also on MSN that they are closing the astoria?)

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BoonDog wrote:Did you catch the story (also on MSN that they are closing the astoria?
It is a dump of a place-dirty, dingy, poor views and the floors are sticky!
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