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    Musical Preference

    I have pretty eclectic taste in musuc but guitarist Leo Kottke, Roy Clark and Chez Atkins in my top ten of favorite musicians.

    Any fans of instrumental guitar out there ?

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    This HAS to be in the wrong forum...( although it has stood here for awhile it seems ).

    And HELL YEAH to the " Instrumental Guitar " subject. Roy Clark , Chet Atkins .... how about Steve Morse ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pihI5GBNS58

    Malmsteen " Marching Out " ( man he was incredible back in the day )

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOpTG-C5as8

    Vinnie Moore...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TByR06VfDqo

    hope this helps.

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    Ok, I'll play...look at my Avatar and screen name.

    Jeff Beck, Satriani, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola,, Steve Vai. Then we can play the Blue's game.
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    Not to highjack thread......and knock me on my butt (OP) if you think I am...but the greatest white dude to ever play the blues was Johnny Winter. Stevie Ray Vauhgn, a close second.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gib's Son View Post
    Not to highjack thread......and knock me on my butt (OP) if you think I am...but the greatest white dude to ever play the blues was Johnny Winter. Stevie Ray Vauhgn, a close second.
    What about Eric Clapton or even Gary Moore

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    Ok

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    What about Eric Clapton or even Gary Moore

    Fine, but now you are mixing guits with lyrics. I think the OP wants to talk about stand alone guitarists; much harder to make your was as.
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Moore

    as in past tense: deceased

    Great player but not much in the way of original material

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    Quote Originally Posted by hearthman View Post
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Moore

    as in past tense: deceased

    Great player but not much in the way of original material
    Did not know he passed.
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    Smile mixed bag

    My all time favorite style is David Gilmour. However, I love classic guitar rock and blues guitar. So many great guitarists nobody has never heard of. I recently found one jewel that is taking the guitar internet by storm and no one can find out anything about her except she is a Parisian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILbha...eature=g-all-u

    I think Steve Winwood's "Mr. Fantasy" played at Clapton's Crossroads is an all time classic performance. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvyqHueaO08&feature=fvst

    I think Jimi Hendrix is overrated and his play was very sloppy but he was creative and balls to the wall as was SRV.

    I like Tab Benoit's style, too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z_slWb-UNU

    To contrast my rock & roll appetite, I am totally infatuated with Diane Birch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5XJxFtYEes who sounds like Laura Nyro/ Carole King/ Burt Bacharach/ Hall & Oats combined with some Tin Pan Alley, Blues, and Motown Old Soul. Here is a recent concert that showcased some of her amazing piano skills while introducing new material from her upcoming album: http://www.livestream.com/joespub/vi...9-68a56ba2d81b

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    Never thought Eric Clapton was a great Blues guy, just a good guitarist; good technician, good at answering the question, not so good at asking the question. Gary More is good for sure, but always kinda copied others IMO.
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    An unassuming player Hank Marvin, not the typical.
    You will know his sounds but maybe not the guy.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLt56...eature=related

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    Quote Originally Posted by barbar View Post
    An unassuming player Hank Marvin, not the typical.
    You will know his sounds but maybe not the guy.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLt56...eature=related
    That was a cool link , never heard that before and some cool classic style for sure.

    Billy Gibbons is still my vote for greatest blues guitar

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b76kj...eature=related

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPVxM...eature=related

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLQnRFKHZR8

    @ 3 :23 for sure

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    nail in the coffin on the blues stuff ...heard it on the X



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSIwVFxk0jA

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