The best guitar players of all time

Articles Oct 07, 2019 09:50

The guitar is one of the earliest and most popular artists in the world. The pinnacle of art is the work of life, and in order to get the works of life is the dedication of the talented guitarists.

  Who is the best guitarist of all time? A question can be easily answered in a phase by the great dedication of the artist at that time. With this article, Break will make a list of talented guitars with the most timeless works over the decades.

1. Jimi Hendrix

The best guitar players of all time
Source: Rolling Stone

  James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his main career lasted only four years, he was regarded as one of the most influential electric guitars in the history of popular music and one of the most famous musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame described him as "the greatest instrumental player in Rock history".  

Album: The first light rays of the emerging sun, Band of Gypsys, Voodoo Child: The Jimi Hendrix Collection, Live at The Fillmore East, Live at Woodstock, + more  

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2. Jimmy Page

The best guitar players of all time
Source: GV Wire

  Jimmy Page is one of the most influential guitarists of all time. Page was introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, not only once, but twice for his work in the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin. Jimmy's equipment list includes impressive guitar collection, timeless amplifiers and custom pedals from Pete Cornish.  

Albums: Coverdale/Page, Come With Me, Live at the Greek, don't Send Me No Flowers, Lucifer Rising and Other Sound Tracks, + more

3. Eric Clapton

The best guitar players of all time
Source: Ultimateclassicrock

  Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three times introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: a solo artist and a distinct member of the Yardbirds and Cream. Clapton was regarded as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. 

Clapton ranks second in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the magazine's "100 Greatest guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 guitars of all time".  He was also honored as the number five in Time magazine's "10 best electric guitar Players" list in 2009.   

Albums: 461 Ocean Boulevard, Crossroads, Pilgrim, Journeyman, Tears in Heaven, + more

4. Stevie Ray Vaughan

The best guitar players of all time
Source: BBC

  Stevie Ray Vaughan is an excellent blues artist, guitarist and award-winning singer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, who gained critical and commercial success in the years 1980.  

The resulting record, Texas Flood, did not disappoint, reaching 38 on the charts and attracting the attention of rock stations across the country. For his part, Stevie was voted best new Talent guitarist and the best talent in the 1983 Guitar Player magazine poll. Double Trouble began a successful tour and then recorded her second album, unable to withstand the weather, which had climbed to # 31 on the chart and ascended to the Golden Throne in 1985.  

Albums: Couldn't Stand the Weather, In Step, Texas Flood, The Essential Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, The Sky Is Crying, + more

5. Eddie Van Halen

The best guitar players of all time
Source: Rolling Stone

  Edward Lodewijk Van Halen is a Dutch musician, songwriter, and producer. He is the group's principal musician and founder with his brother and drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David Lee Roth, of the American hard rock band Van Halen. In 2012, he was voted number one of Guitar World's readers ' opinion poll for "100 Greatest guitarists of All Time".   

Album: Van Halen (Warner Brothers, 1978), Van Halen II (Warner Brothers, 1979), Diver Down (Warner Brothers, 1982)...  

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6. David Gilmour

The best guitar players of all time
Source: NME

  David Jon Gilmour CBE is an English guitarist, singer, and songwriter who is a member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He joined the group as guitarist and co-vocalist in 1968 shortly before the founding member of Syd Barrett. Pink Floyd gained international success with the Moon's dark-concept albums, wishing you to come here, animals and walls. By the early 1980 years, they became one of the best-selling and most acclaimed works in the history of music; By 2012, the band sold over 250 million copies worldwide, including 75 million copies sold in the United States. After the departure of Roger Waters in 1985, Gilmour took on the leadership role of Pink Floyd and released three more studio albums.  

Albums: On an Island, David Gilmour, Remember That Night, About Face, Live in Gdańsk, + more  

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