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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Since: Jan 13

Santa Cruz, CA

#63 Jan 27, 2013
frank zappa dweezil zappa Lowell George of little feat lary carlton Chris spedding Andreas kisser of sepultura santana joe Walsh randy California of spirt Larry Coryell lee ritenour. Steve miller jimmy page Duane all man. Jeff beck georg Harrison zoot horn rollo of beefheart

Hampton, Australia

#64 Apr 1, 2013
Les Paul Delux

Perth, Australia

#65 Apr 1, 2013
Alvin Lee R.I.P

Will now Jam with

Stevie Ray Vaughn's Heaven Special's
Albert King
Freddie King
Roy Buchanan
Gary Moore
Albert Collins
Jimi Hendrix
Duane Allman
Paul Kossoff

“the end is nigh”

Since: Mar 13

far far away

#66 Apr 2, 2013
the best lead guitarist who was the most influential to modern guitar playing was none other than the original riff master........toni iommi
mark m201

Bloomfield, NJ

#67 May 14, 2013
did any of you ever hear of ALVIN LEE.. you tube him. better than all the rest mentioned here. all time legend, just passed away,never got the deserved recognition.

“Stay thirsty my friends.....”

Since: Aug 10

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#68 May 14, 2013
I'd like Joe Walsh to get some consideration. Funk #49 with The James Gang is pure genius.
Hollies Fan

Montgomery, AL

#69 Jun 18, 2013
Tony Hicks was and still is AMAZING!!!

Martinsville, VA

#70 Jul 30, 2013
Allen Collins anyone? Yes his career was cut short but that in no way cheapens it.

East Syracuse, NY

#71 Feb 23, 2014
Peter Green
Harvey Mandel
Eric Clapton
Jimi Hendrix
Jeff Beck
Johnny Winter
Albert King
Freddie King
Jerry Miller (Moby Grape)
Mick Abrahams (1st Jethro Tull)
Duane Allman
John McLaughlin
Carlos Santana
Mick Taylor
Roy Buchanan

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