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View Poll Results: Who is the greatest guitarist on the planet??

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  • Chet Atkins of course!

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  • Yngwie Malmsteen shreds like a...er....shredder!

    2 5.88%
  • Steve Vai - an all round ace in the pack!

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  • Gary Moore - pulls all the right faces!

    5 14.71%
  • Somebody else whom I shall name below!

    22 64.71%
  • I am! I'm da best, the rest just mess....

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Thread: The Greatest Guitarist on the Planet - (it's a bit of fun)

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    Default The Greatest Guitarist on the Planet - (it's a bit of fun)

    Who is the best?
    Who can play the fastest?
    Who is the most melodic?
    Who dazzles you with innovation and creativity?
    Whos the daddy??



    (I know its silly, its only a bit of fun!)
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    One name springs to mind

    BONES!

    End of conversation, no argument.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moncur View Post
    One name springs to mind

    BONES!

    End of conversation, no argument.
    Of Star Trek fame? Didn't know he played........
    You get what you give

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saveman View Post
    Of Star Trek fame? Didn't know he played........
    LMAO

    Tristan Seume takes my vote

    no question

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saveman View Post
    Of Star Trek fame? Didn't know he played........
    Dammit Jim, I'm a doctor not a guitarist!

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    Tall Farlow my favourite but Les Paul leaves everyone else standing. Farlow died a few years ago but I think Les is still playing.
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    with chobbers on it... tristen is awesome!
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    Did anyone else get into arguments at school about whether Alvin Lee (Ten Years After) or Eric Clapton (Yardbirds / Cream) was The Greatest?

    Seems childish now, but important at the time.......

    Son House and Robert Johnson's guitar work is awesome. Impeccable timing..... Jimmy Page / Zeppelin I still listen to regularly...... Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of "Little Wing" knocks Hendrix's into a cocked hat. And I suspect that Roy Buchanan was probably a lot faster than Alvin Lee... so it all depends! Mood's the thing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by j4bberw0ck View Post
    Did anyone else get into arguments at school about whether Alvin Lee (Ten Years After) or Eric Clapton (Yardbirds / Cream) was The Greatest?

    Seems childish now, but important at the time.......

    Son House and Robert Johnson's guitar work is awesome. Impeccable timing..... Jimmy Page / Zeppelin I still listen to regularly...... Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of "Little Wing" knocks Hendrix's into a cocked hat. And I suspect that Roy Buchanan was probably a lot faster than Alvin Lee... so it all depends! Mood's the thing.
    IMHO (thanks Jwock)

    Roy B slays both Alvin Lee & Clapton, but that's not hard

    however the guitarists being "on the planet" means that Roy sadly doesn't count, gawd rest his ciggared soul

    & of the 2 that are still going one wonders if they were ever alive, nah I do like some of Page's work with Zeppelin but Alvin Lee makes me hooch with laughter

    nobody's mentioned Hank Marvin yet

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    Chobbers, you sound like someone with a lot more knowledge of guitars and music than I have! Can't play any musical instrument (well, honourable mention for a kazoo, maybe), and I confess I missed the bit about them being alive....... yes, poor old Roy Buchanan. His version of "Hey Joe" is the canine's gonads


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    No contest, has to be David Gilmour.

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    Well, I'm not naming someone else. I voted Gary Moore, I grew up with him and still think he is awesome. He was probably the biggest influence of my teenage years and not a week goes by when I don't listen to 'The Wild Frontier' album.

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    Quote Originally Posted by erli View Post
    Well, I'm not naming someone else. I voted Gary Moore, I grew up with him and still think he is awesome. He was probably the biggest influence of my teenage years and not a week goes by when I don't listen to 'The Wild Frontier' album.
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    Who is the best?

    Its between

    Allan holdsworth/Vai/Satriani/Blackmore/Page/Hendrix


    Who can play the fastest?

    Michael Angelo - fast but dull.

    Who is the most melodic?

    Steve Morse and his eclectic chops
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    Who dazzles you with innovation and creativity?

    Guthrie Govan - buy Erotic Cakes now!!

    Whos the daddy??

    Django Reinhart - two fingers didn`t stop his diminished arpeggios!!

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    It's all down to personal preference at the end of the day.

    I really think Stevie Ray Vaughan is great, I like John Petrucci, Brian May, Jimmy Page, James Hetfield/Kirk Hammet. I don't think I could choose one of them though. I like them all!

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    The Edge fae U2,closely followed by Davie Gilmour.
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    John Hausrath - the Springpark Satriani. You'd sandpaper your own eyeballs to be as fine as Hoose. Legend.

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    John Hausrath? Big John? Chef? Surely there can't be many John Hausrath's around?

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    Yer thinkin' o' Hausrath senior, there, Jeid. Hausrath junior could shred more notes than Mr Wong in one afternoon at the Bookies. Word.

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    Learn something new everyday!

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