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Sunday Fun Favourite Guitarists

Discussion in 'music' started by fegs, Oct 18, 2020.

  1. MichaelC

    MichaelC pfm Member

    We seem to be missing Larry Carlton and Denny Diaz...
  2. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    An excellent point. I’m prepared to change my mind re my earlier post and allow Vim Fuego onto the list of greats as part of the classic Fuego/Dennis partnership.
    foxwelljsly and vince rocker like this.
  3. wylton

    wylton Naim and Mana member

    I asked my mate Adrian, who plays guitar in a semi-pro band, for his list:

    Peter Geeen
    Mark Knopfler
    Chet Atkins
    George Harrison
    Dave Gilmore
    Barny Kessel
    fegs likes this.
  4. Caliente

    Caliente pfm Member

    Wot no Ritchie Blackmore yet!

    Also, Santana and Trower
  5. vince rocker

    vince rocker pfm Member

    Most of the names in this thread* are either old (white, men) or dead (white, men). Of course this reflects the pfm demographic (not the dead bit, obviously) but surely we must know and like some players who are youngish with probably their best work still to come?
    Gwenifer Raymond
    Annie Clark
    Billy Strings
    Mdou Moctar
    Chris Forsyth
    Shirley Tetteh - she plays a great solo on the recent Maisha RSD release

    Or, perhaps the musical collective is now more important than the individuals in it?
    * including my contributions!
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  6. eighties_boy

    eighties_boy Member

    Gary Moore
    Joanne Shaw Taylor
    Billy Gibbons

    Probably different on any given day...
  7. BillT

    BillT Member

    All time favourites for me would be:

    Glenn Campbell
    Mick Green
    Pete Townshend
    Wilko Johnson
    Jimi Hendrix
    Nile Rodgers
    Boz Scaggs

    Looads more, the list could go on and on.
  8. TonyScarlett

    TonyScarlett pfm Member

    Always felt Steve Rothery from Marillion is underrated, the solo in Jigsaw is one of my favourite pieces of guitar playing.
    MichaelC likes this.
  9. Arkless Electronics

    Arkless Electronics Trade: Amp design and repairs.

    Jimmy Hendrix
    Richard Thompson
    Alvin Lee
    James Taylor
    Peter Green
    John Martyn
    Mark Knopfler
    Brian May
    George Harrison
    Bob Dylan
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    Jeff Healey
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2020
    fegs likes this.
  10. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    I've seen him play with his trio a couple of times and can confirm the whole band is cool as **** - proper rock stars.
    vince rocker likes this.
  11. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Whoever makes the cut on a Steely Dan record

    Django Reinhardt

    Steve Cropper

    JJ Cale
  12. Dave J

    Dave J Übermember

    Michael Landau

    Eef Albers

    Jerry Douglas

    Guthrie Trapp

    Johnny A
  13. jon l

    jon l pfm Member

    Caspar Brotzmann
  14. goatiebaby

    goatiebaby pfm Member

    Some not mentioned that I rate:- Buck Dharma (BOC) Diblo Dibala, Tony McPhee (Groundhogs), Eddie Hazel (Funkadelic), Steve Vai (his stuff on the first David Lee Roth album with Billy Sheehan is stunning), Michael Hedges (check out Aerial Boundaries), and of course the Allman Brothers Band quad of Duane Allman, Dickey Betts, Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks.
  15. Ponty

    Ponty pfm Member

    Loads already named, I’d add...

    Mike Stern
    Lee Ritenour
    Pat Metheny
    Hiram Bullock
    Andy Fairweather Low
    Dave J likes this.
  16. roman

    roman pfm Member

    Joey Santiago
    Jack White
    Malcolm young
    Johnny marr
  17. leroyd

    leroyd pfm Member

    Rory Gallagher
    Ritchie Blackmore
    Steve Vai
  18. fegs

    fegs pfm Member

    Great choices
    roman likes this.
  19. roman

    roman pfm Member

    Forgot to mention David Gedge!
  20. Seeker_UK

    Seeker_UK I had amnesia once or twice...

    Maybe I can help. Where did you last see them?

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