-Guitarist: someone, usually a musician, who plays the guitar.
-Guitarists can play a variety of instruments, such as classical guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar.
-Some guitarists accompany themselves on guitar while singing
-There are various techniques of playing the guitar, using the guitar pick, fingernail or fingertip.
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time or Greates Guitarists of All Time by Guitar World
-In 2003, Rolling Stone Magazine published a list called The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. This included guitarists considered amazing, and gave a short description about them. The first in this list is American guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Pete Townshend, guitarist for The Who, is #50. The top 5 guitarists consist of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck.
-Billie Joe Armstrong: Green Day
-Rusty Anderson: Paul McCartney
-Matthew Bellamy: Muse
-Jerry Garcia: The Grateful Dead
-Keith Nelson: Buckcherry
-Joe Don Rooney: Rascal Flatts
-Richie Sambora: Bon Jovi
-Joe Satriani: toured with Mick Jagger in 1988 for his first solo tour
-Joe Perry: Aerosmith
-Peter Cetera: Chicago
-Tom Hamilton: Aerosmith
-Darryl Jones: The Rolling Stones after Bill Wyman's departure
-Nikki Sixx: Motley Crue
-Mick Cripps: L.A. Guns