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Monday, December 12, 2011



-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.

Notable Guitarists
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time or Greates Guitarists of All Time by Guitar World

Rolling Stone
-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
-Syd Barrett: Pink Floyd
-Jimi Hendrix
-Jon Bon Jovi: Bon Jovi
-Kristian Bush: Sugarland
-Phil Collen: Def Leppard
-Jamie Cook: The Arctic Monkeys
-George Harrison: The Beatles
-James Iha: The Smashing Pumpkins
-Tommy Iommi: Black Sabbath
-Mick Jones: Foreigner
-Chad Kroeger: Nickelback
-John Lennon: The Beatles
-Keith Richards: The Rolling Stones
-Paul Stanley: KISS
-Rod Stewart: The Jeff Beck Group
-Pete Townshend: The Who
-Stevie Van Zandt: E Street Band
-Vinnie Vincent: KISS


Lead Guitarists
-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

Bass Guitarists
-Peter Cetera: Chicago
-Adam Clayton: U2
-Tom Hamilton: Aerosmith
-Darryl Jones: The Rolling Stones after Bill Wyman's departure
-Rudy Sarzo: Quiet Riot
-Nikki Sixx: Motley Crue
-Bill Wyman: The Rolling Stones

Rhythm Guitarists
-Mick Cripps: L.A. Guns
-Joe Strummer: The Clash
-Ronnie Wood: The Rolling Stones, Faces
-Thom Yorke: Radiohead
-Kirk Hammett: Metallica
Brian Jones: The Rolling Stones

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