Greatest guitarist (from one guitarist to you)

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“ A true master of oh so many styles. He inspired so many greats from randy to yngwie &.beyond. ” - Kekkisguitars
 
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Randy Rhoads
Soundtrack, Neighbors
 
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Jeff Beck
Jeff Beck was born in Surrey in 1944. He grew up in a suburban street in Carshalton. When he was about 10, he wanted to play the guitar. His mum, however, wanted him to play the piano because she didn't approve of the guitar. When he was in his late teens, he joined "The Tridents" on lead guitar. In 1965...
“ The master of taste touch & tone ” - Kekkisguitars
 
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Larry Carlton
Music Department, Who's the Boss?
 
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Gary Moore
Music Department, Evita
 
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George Lynch
George Lynch is one of the most recognizable names in the world of heavy metal guitar. With a career spanning more than thirty years, George has recorded more than twenty albums, toured the entire globe many times, and is the one of the most recognizable endorsees of the world's finest guitars and equipment...
 
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Joe Pass
Soundtrack, Just Cause
 
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Steve Morse
Soundtrack, Tooth Fairy
Instrumental rock guitarist Steve Morse (b. 28 July 1954, Hamilton, Ohio, USA) took his primary influence, like so many others, from the Beatles. Expanding his listening to include prevalent rock bands such as the Yardbirds, Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, as well as a nascent interest in country music...
 
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“ So underrated, orignal player of eddie money ” - Kekkisguitars
 
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Chet Atkins
Soundtrack, Michael
Chet Atkins was an A&R (artist and repertoire) executive for RCA Victor Records from 1958 until 1974, producing recordings for such artists as Elvis Presley, Bobby Bare, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings, Duane Eddy, The Browns, Charley Pride, Hank Snow and The Everly Brothers...
 
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Leo Kottke
Music Department, Days of Heaven
 
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Nile Rodgers
There is nothing you can say about Nile Rodgers that hasn't already been heard by billions of people, in millions of cities, via thousands of radio airwaves, in hundreds of countries. The career of Nile Rodgers is one of the most enduring and prolific in music. Nile's signature is scrawled across an amazing array of music - from Madonna to Diana Ross, from David Bowie to Eric Clapton...
 
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Allan Holdsworth
Music Department, Speed
Acclaimed jazz fusion guitarist Allan Holdsworth was born on 6 August 1946 in Bradford, Yorkshire. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 17. In the 1970s he worked with progressive rock bands such as Tempest and Gong and also worked with Cream's bass legend Jack Bruce. In the late 1970s he started a solo career which has seen him release many of his own albums...
 
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Albert Collins
Soundtrack, Casino
Blues Guitarist who won a Grammy in 1987.
 
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Jimi Hendrix
Soundtrack, Wayne's World
Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism...
 
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Steve Miller
Art Department, Sin City
 
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Nancy Wilson
Music Department, Vanilla Sky
Nancy Wilson was born in San Francisco, California and joined her sister Ann Wilson in the Seattle, Washington based hard rock-band Heart in the early-seventies. She sang lead vocals on the number one-hit "These Dreams" and on the top-twenty hit "Stranded". Ann performed on "The Battle of Evermore" on the Soundtrack of the film Singles with "The Lovemongers"...
 
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Lita Ford
Soundtrack, Sesame Street
 
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John Sykes
Soundtrack, Bad Teacher
 
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“ Guitarist of head east.just close his eyes & make love to the guitar. His heart & sole just cant be matched ” - Kekkisguitars
 
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Vernon Reid
Music Department, Mr 3000
 
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Jason Becker
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Wednesday
 
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Neal Schon
Soundtrack, Armageddon
Neal Schon was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma on February 27th, 1954 to Matthew and Barbara Schon. Neal dropped out of school when he was 15 to join Carlos Santana's rock group Santana. Four years later Carlos Santana and his band split up, so Neal and Gregg Rolie formed Journey. Journey released its self-titled debut album in 1975...
 
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Vivian Campbell
Soundtrack, Bad Teacher
Has been with the band since 1992 when the original guitarist, Steve Clark, died in early 1991. Has two daughters, Lily Rose and Una Marigold, with wife Jewels Has played guitar for the Rock 'n' Roll band 'White Snake' and other Rock 'n' Roll groups.
 
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