The Rolling Stone Magazine has published an interesting project by which it has evaluated the top 100 guitarists of all time. On the top ten bars there was really the world’s top!
10th place – Pete Townshend
9th place – Duane Allman
Duane Allman was an American singer, guitarist and famous member of the legendary rock band The Allman Brothers Band. He died in 1971 at the age of 24.
8th place – Eddie Van Halen
Dutch – American guitarist, keyboardist, composer, member and co – founder of the Van Halen group. The band originated in 1972 in Pasadena under the original name Mammoth. Eddie Van Halen (guitar and vocals), his brother Alex (drums) and bass guitarist Mark Stone.
07th place – Chuck Berry
Keith Richards for Rolling Stone magazine said that when he saw Chucka Berry as a teenager, he was fascinated by him and his party. Chuck Berry was the legendary American guitarist, songwriter and singer who is considered to be the pioneer rock n ‘roll.
6th place – B. B. King
B. B. King is a leading person in the blues area. This blues king was born on September 16, 1925. Lucille has been telling her guitars without whom this blues artist can not imagine. In 1987, the bluesman received the Grammy Award for a Lifetime Work, which however did not mean, as usual, the end of his career. In 1992, BB King received another Grammy Award for his debut at Live At San Quentin. And to make it a little, in 1993, Singin ‘The Blues & The Blues got the same award.
5th place – Jeff Beck
4th place – Keith Richards
Guitarist and founding member of the legendary band The Rolling Stones may not be imagined. Richards collaborated with Jimi Hendrix, Bond and The Edge of U2, Aretha Franklin and other artists. Richards also had major drug problems, and in his autobiography he said one of the most difficult life tests was to end heroin.
3rd place – Jimmy Page
An English musician who was awarded the British Empire in 2005. Page was a founding member of the famous Led Zeppelin band. From 1966 to 1968 he also worked in The Yardbirds.
2nd place – Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton is a famed guitarist, singer and songwriter who has been featured on the rock n ‘roll glory three times. He worked in the band The Yardbirds, then in the band John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers. His nickname is Slowhand. He achieved great success on a solo track.
1st place – Jimmy Hendrix
James Marshall Hendrix was an American guitarist, songwriter and singer who is considered a guitar legend. He received worldwide recognition thanks to a performance at Monterey and Woodstock. He died at the age of only 27 years.