Tag: guitarists

  • Who are the top 10 all-time best rock guitarists?

    For me.. this is my top 15, from a combination of influence, skill + creativity 1) Jimi Hendrix 2) Jimmy Page 3) Eddie Van Halen 4) Jeff Beck 5) Ritchie Blackmore 6) Stevie Ray Vaughan 7) Rory Gallagher 8) Peter Green 9) Michael Bloomfield 10) David Gilmour 11) Eric Clapton 12) Mark Knopfler 13) Allan…

  • What is the impact of Jimi Hendrix on modern day guitarists like John Mayer and Eric Johnson?

    Huge. Hendrix influenced virtually every guitarist past and present. https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/why-stevie-ray-vaughan-loved-jimi-hendrix/https://www.thethings.com/john-mayer-shares-a-piece-he-wrote-for-50th-anniversary-of-jimi-hendrixs-death/ Both SRV and Mayer were massive fans of Hendrix. SRV covered both Hendrix’s Little Wing and Voodoo Child and Mayer has covered Wait until Tomorrow, Wind Cries Mary and Bold as Love. https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/eric-johnson-what-jimi-hendrix-means-to-me-277346 EJ was also very influenced by Hendrix. https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/steve-vai-what-jimi-hendrix-means-to-me-278147 So was Steve Vai.…

  • My interest in guitar, Top 100 Greatest Electric Guitarists of All Time

    Well, after all these ranking lists (like the 100 greatest NBA players ever), its time to talk about guitarists because well, I’m a guitarist and I’m self-taught so I’m influenced by a lot of different guitar players, and I want to make a list of the top 100 electric guitarists who I think are the…