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albert lee

buddy guy

derek trucks

duane allman

elmore james


otis rush

richard thompson

rory gallagher


just a few: my list could seriously go on and on. [biggrin]

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Amy Ray

Emily Saliers

Ann Wilson

Nancy Wilson

Eric Bogle

John Prime

John Gorka

Emmy Lou Harris

Judy Collins

Melissa Etheridge

Shannon Curfman


I too could go on and on but these are what comes to mind right now.

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Is there a limit?

I'll just put down those guitarists who have inspired me at various stages (obviously some more than others) of my life


In no particular order of preference:-


Allen Collins

Angus Young

Brian May


Carlos Santana

David Gilmour

Dickie Betts

Don Felder

Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser

Duane Allman

Eric Clapton


Gary Rossington

Jimi Hendrix

Jimmy Page

Joe Perry

Joe Satriani

Joe Walsh

Kirk Hammett

Mick Taylor

Mikael Akerfeldt

Mike Bloomfield

Peter Frampton

Pete Townshend

Randy Rhoads

Richie Blackmore

Robben Ford

Robbie Krieger



Tom Johnston

Tom Scholz

Tony Iommi

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For me my favourites of 'the best' are (in order) ;


Peter Green (and his #1 sidekick Danny Kirwan)

Django Reinhardt

B.B. King

Paul Kossoff


After that there are many, many dozens; but to pick just one dozen (not in order);


Andres Segovia

**** Gaughan

John Martyn

Joe Pass

Leo Kottke

Jimi Hendrix

Eric Clapton

J.J. Cale

Mark Knopfler

Steve Howe (yet again - there are more of us here than it would first appear!)

Charlie Christian

Rory Gallagher

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