The Best Lead Guitar Players in the 6...

The Best Lead Guitar Players in the 60's and 70's

Created by Richie on Oct 29, 2008

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Michael Schenker (U.F.O.)

Jimi Hendrix (Solo)

Jimmy Page (Led Zepplin)

Eric Clapton (Cream and Solo)

Kerry Livgren (Kansas)

Ronnie Montrose (Solo)

David Gilmore (Pink Floyd

Alex Lifeson (Rush)

Carlos Santana (Solo)

Tom Scholz (Boston)

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Richie

Long Beach, CA

#1 Oct 29, 2008
These are my favorite guitar players from the 60's and 70's in no particular order. Names of the bands in parenthesis for those who might not know.Feel free to and to the list.
Richie

Long Beach, CA

#2 Oct 29, 2008
Richie wrote:
These are my favorite guitar players from the 60's and 70's in no particular order. Names of the bands in parenthesis for those who might not know.Feel free to and to the list.
opps,,,I meant to say,,,fell free to add to the list.

“Thirst for knowledge”

Since: Sep 08

Asheboro

#3 Oct 29, 2008
BB King
Muddy Waters
Randy California (Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne)
Eddie Van Halen
Al Di Miola

I will come up with more as I think of them.
Richie

Long Beach, CA

#4 Oct 29, 2008
Luke1 wrote:
BB King
Muddy Waters
Randy California (Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne)
Eddie Van Halen
Al Di Miola
I will come up with more as I think of them.
great players,,,all of them,,,grat job,,thx.

“Thirst for knowledge”

Since: Sep 08

Asheboro

#5 Oct 29, 2008
Thanks!
Brian May (Queen). Especially because he scratch built his own axe!
Don't laugh, but Roy Clark. He has some killer flamenco style chops!
Randy Rhoads.(I know, early Eighties)
Duane Allman (Allman Bros. Band)
Peter Frampton
Leslie West (Mountain)
Jeff Beck
Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)
Angus Young (AC/DC) simple but effective.
Richie

Long Beach, CA

#6 Oct 29, 2008
Luke1 wrote:
Thanks!
Brian May (Queen). Especially because he scratch built his own axe!
Don't laugh, but Roy Clark. He has some killer flamenco style chops!
Randy Rhoads.(I know, early Eighties)
Duane Allman (Allman Bros. Band)
Peter Frampton
Leslie West (Mountain)
Jeff Beck
Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)
Angus Young (AC/DC) simple but effective.
all great guitar players,,,I totally forgot Brain May!!! He should have been on my top ten,,,but who do you take off??
Richie

Long Beach, CA

#7 Oct 30, 2008
Jimmy Page is in the lead,,,,we need more votes!!

“AFROAMERICAN FOR PEACE”

Since: Oct 08

VA BEACH,VA

#8 Oct 30, 2008
Well,bless my heart! You didn't add TONY IOMMI of BLACK SABBATH!
A vote for OBAMA is a vote for the enemy.
Richie

Long Beach, CA

#9 Oct 30, 2008
AFRO4PEACE wrote:
Well,bless my heart! You didn't add TONY IOMMI of BLACK SABBATH!
A vote for OBAMA is a vote for the enemy.
sorry,,only had room for ten,,,but he was very good and very underrated!!
Phil Aysheeyoh

Johnson City, TN

#10 Oct 30, 2008
Alex.

The others are good but really, who has stood the test of time? I humbly suggest giving "Bastille Day" another listen.

Afterwords, see when the song was released. Then compare it with anything released in the last twenty years.

Red Barchetta- case closed

“Thirst for knowledge”

Since: Sep 08

Asheboro

#11 Oct 30, 2008
AFRO4PEACE wrote:
Well,bless my heart! You didn't add TONY IOMMI of BLACK SABBATH!
A vote for OBAMA is a vote for the enemy.
I thought about him yesterday on the way home from work. He is the Riff Master God!

Since: May 08

Tootinaowaziibeeng

#12 Oct 30, 2008
Tony Iommi!

“Thirst for knowledge”

Since: Sep 08

Asheboro

#13 Oct 30, 2008
ojibway wrote:
Tony Iommi!
Dave Murray! Iron Maiden started in 75'. He counts too! Wow, I have forgotten more about music than I realized!
Goody Two Shoes

Greensburg, KY

#14 Oct 30, 2008
OMG the best lead guitar player in the history of rock and roll is by far Jimi Hendrix...enuf said!

“America is getting FAT”

Since: Oct 08

Herndon, Va.

#15 Oct 30, 2008
No, it's not "enuf said!". These lists are opinions and that means it's "never enuf said!" because there are no answers. At least you didn't use that fucking "'nuff said" nonsense.

I vote for Angus Young. I never really went for the pot rock of Hendrix and Page and all that shit. Too dated. Most people that like that were/are dopeheads and proud of it. AC/DC always deliver the goods.
The Old Coach

Spring, TX

#16 Oct 31, 2008
Billy Gibbons--ZZ Top

“Micah 6:8”

Since: Oct 08

United States

#17 Oct 31, 2008
He's not on the list, and I don't know why......
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Eric L

AOL

#18 Oct 31, 2008
My partial list:
Jimi Hendrix
Tony Hill (High Tide)
Jeff Beck
Ritchie Blackmore(Deep Purple)
Michael Schnker (UFO)
Leslie West (Mountain)
Ulrich Roth (Scorpions)
Dave Edmunds (Love Sculpture)
Eric Clapton
Peter Green
B.B. King

“Micah 6:8”

Since: Oct 08

United States

#19 Oct 31, 2008
Eric L wrote:
My partial list:
Jimi Hendrix
Tony Hill (High Tide)
Jeff Beck
Ritchie Blackmore(Deep Purple)
Michael Schnker (UFO)
Leslie West (Mountain)
Ulrich Roth (Scorpions)
Dave Edmunds (Love Sculpture)
Eric Clapton
Peter Green
B.B. King
Michael Schnker, truly gifted! surely top 5
The Old Coach

Spring, TX

#20 Oct 31, 2008
DrSnoflake wrote:
He's not on the list, and I don't know why......
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Those Texas boys can lay it down!!

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