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Unsurpassed Master Guitarist Playlist

Discussion in 'Music Forums' started by Mystic, May 18, 2018.

  1. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    Richard Thompson
    The Life And Music Of Richard Thompson
    Shine In The Dark: Live Performances

    (Free Reed, 2006)

    *The Hands Of Greatness
     

     

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  2. Djcoolray

    Djcoolray Addicted Member

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    A rocks throw from JBLM !!!!
    Well of course Eric Clampton, Stevie Ray Von, Carlos Santana....and Eddie Van Halen !!!
     
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  3. Mc_Man

    Mc_Man Well-Known Member

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    Yngwie Malmsteen
    1986 Trilogy

    The master at work, Crying is one of my top 20 songs of all time.
     
  4. Chrisxo55441

    Chrisxo55441 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    in 1975 Clapton and Santana were touring together. i saw them here in Minneapolis. first Santana and his band played then Clapton and his at the end both bands came out together and played a 24 minute jam Clapton and Santana were toe to toe two of the best together it was AWESOME!!!
    this is on the Eric Clapton Crossroads 2 - CD set as well.

     
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  5. NeedForSpeed

    NeedForSpeed Living In The Past Subscriber

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    Glen Tipton/Richie Faulkner
    Played earlier
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  6. Mitkraft

    Mitkraft Super Member

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    I don’t know about unsurpassed but Vernon Reid is one of the most underrated or unrecognized guitarists of all time.
     
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  7. Bill Ashton

    Bill Ashton AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    There are SO many highly significant guitarists, this is very hard...and certainly not all hard rock. Christopher Parkening, Tony McManus, Beppe Gambetta, Clive Carrol, Steve Kaufman...the list is really endless.

    And those are just acoustic players...
     
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    NeedForSpeed Living In The Past Subscriber

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  10. GSS61

    GSS61 Super Member

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    Steve Vai is usually on any list like this... there are LOTS of great guitarists out there though
     
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  11. BlindBoyGrnt

    BlindBoyGrnt Nullius in verba

    In addition to any Richard Thompson album I'll add:
    The Bevis Frond - "Sprawl"
    In addition to running a top-flight used record store, Nick Saloman still delivers top-flight guitar solos. He may not have the technical prowess of Steve Vai, but that's not all that there is to being a guitar player.
     
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  12. tehach

    tehach New Member

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    Of course the virtuoso icon Jeff Beck.

     
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  13. grillebilly

    grillebilly Empty Head Subscriber

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    I think this is a playlist thread. What are you playing that features an unrivaled geetar player?
     
  14. Johnno_Oz

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    I have a lot of respect for Robert Fripp and Adrian Belew together on King Crimson : Discipline.

    Clip of G3 in 2004: Vai, Satriani and Fripp. Satriani and Vai are virtuosos, no question about it.....but it's the little mild mannered Devonshire man sitting in the corner that seems to be able to release 1,000 demons at the 3:45 mark..

    I'd love a bootleg of this.

     
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  15. BobbyBluz

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    Howard Roberts, Tommy Tedesco, Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, Kenny Burrell, Hank Garland, etc. The Jazz studio masters were the best of the best. Then there are the Nashville session players from the 50's and Classical legends too. There are several different genres of music besides Rock and most have some astoundingly talented musicians on guitar.

    Consider all the genres of music Tommy Tedesco recorded in. He even did Classical recordings on a nylon string guitar playing with a pick (in one of his seminars that's on YouTube he talks about doing that). How many other musicians could pull that trick off?
     
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  16. BobbyBluz

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    Several studio legends playing different parts together, I don't think this could be done today.

     
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  17. NeedForSpeed

    NeedForSpeed Living In The Past Subscriber

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  18. jbrainey

    jbrainey What we want is complete weirdification Subscriber

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    David and his famous black Strat

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  19. Mitkraft

    Mitkraft Super Member

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    Gees, how could I have forgot Gilmour, Satriani, Slash and Beck. Also I need to add Jimmy Page and Brian May. Maybe even a shout out to Mark Knopfler...it’s too hard to pick.
     
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  20. exhippy

    exhippy I use to have long hair. Now I'm lucky to have any Subscriber

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    I kind of like the guy in my avatar...

    Cactus Bob and I would vote for John McLaughlin and Al Dimeola !
     

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