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Unread 07-05-2001, 12:49 AM   #46
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The ones that inspired my playing life: in chronoligical order,


Joe Perry
Mick Mars

JAMES HETFIELD

Alex Lifeson
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Eric Johnson
Joe Satriani
Carlos Santana
Paco de Lucia

JOHN PETRUCCI

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Unread 07-05-2001, 01:23 PM   #47
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Eric Clapton is my hero! Jimi Hendrix. BB King. Mark Tremonti. others, I'm sure...
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Unread 07-05-2001, 01:38 PM   #48
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Um, Chet Atkins, Phil Keaggy, Jon Foreman, Steven Curtis Chapman, Roscoe Meek, and Chris Rice.
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Unread 07-05-2001, 02:05 PM   #49
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Smile MY favorite guitarists

If you are also gonna go on style, not just talent then I have some that haven't been mentioned.
(no specific order)
Jimi Hendrix
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Randy Rhoads -- would have been much better had he not died at age 27
Dave Grohl
Noodles (offspring........forgive me)
Lead from Staind (name?)
Lead from Silverchair (name?)
Mark Lee Townshend (played for dc Talk)
Peter Loeffler (Chevelle)
Mark and Brad (Third Day)
Matt Odmark (Jars of Clay)
Travis Jenkins (formerly of Pillar)
Sam Barnhardt (Bleach)
Marcos _____ ( POD)
Randy Torres (Project 86)
Lead for Hangnail
Nigel Pavin (I think that's the lead from Bush)
Ross Childress (Collective Soul)
Kirk Hammett (Metallica........ forgive me)
I understand that a lot of these guitarists aren't exactly the best but I like the way they play. I also understand that these are a matter of opinion.
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I also forgot Brian May.Probably the most played solo, We will roch you, from Queen. He definatly has his own style.
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Unread 07-05-2001, 04:57 PM   #51
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Jen Knapp!! Hehe..okay, so she probably doesnt compare to all those amazing guitar players you all named so far, but she is good.... not just "she's good for a girl" either... She definitely can play. The electric guitarist in her band is seriously CRAZY too! I don't even know his name, but my friend and I went to watch Jen, and half the time we were just in awe of what her electric guitarist was doing. Phil Keaggy is really good too..I agree w/ a lot of you guys. And have any of you guys heard of Dennis Agajanian???!!?? Even though I don't like his style or his songs (mostly bluegrass/country type stuff) his guitar playing is crazy! He is seriously like the world's fastest flatpicker or something...it's insane. I just saw him yesterday at Harvest Crusade in Anaheim....and oh my...his fingers seriously fly! I don't think it's humanly possible to pick so fast. Ok..enough. Some others I like... I really like SCC, Bebo Norman, Dave Matthews a lot, Eric Clapton (!)... ummm... oh yeah! How could I forget Jewel!!! Ahhh..there's too many to name. You guys have said a lot of them already too..so I'll stop there.
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My favorite players are Eric Johnson, Steve Howe and Phil Keaggy. These are the guys that have actually ment something to me. Eric Johnson made me want to play the guitar (sixtuplets! Still can't do them), Steve Howe is just great at everything, and Phil Keaggy made me realize that God uses everyone, and showed me what happens when you just put God in control.
 
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Unread 02-22-2002, 03:10 PM   #54
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Doyle Dykes
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I'm going to go see Doyle Dykes at a guitar clinic in Chattanooga, TN tomorrow.

I have tons of favorite guitarists:

Freddie King
Page
Hendrix
Clapton
Slash
Richie Sambora
Ty Tabor
Phil Keaggy
EVH
SRV
Brian May
Leslie West
Rex Carroll
Guys from Holy Soldier
Albert King
Vito Bratta
Richie Blackmore
Randy Rhoads
Zakk Wylde
Guys from Wet Willie
Mark Knopfler
Chet Atkins
Duane Allman
etc...etc...etc...
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Ross Childress formerly of collective soul
Mark Tremonti of creed
 
Unread 11-07-2002, 10:23 AM   #58
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Kendell Combs from Charlie Hall's band has the mind of a musical genius. He is by far the best guitar player i know of!
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Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds. Hands down. If you haven't tried to play some ot their songs, than you don't know the weird positions your hands can actually get in!
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