100 Greatest Guitarists Ever Voted On By Other Famous Guitarists

While on hold listening to endless hold music this morning, I stumbled upon Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time” list from a few years back. To see if it has any relevance, I checked, and Roy Buchanan isn’t even on it, so it’s puffery. Also they should specify “Rock Guitarists Of The Type Rolling Stone Likes.” I mean, to leave it open as “Guitarists” and not include Andrés Segovia and Charlie Christian is just preposterous. Django Reinhardt and Wes Montgomery aren’t on it, I mean, shut up. Of course it’s silly and just entertaining content, but, glad I’m not the only one who found it even further off the mark than it should have been. Steve Newton’s take on straight.com is fun. Bruce Springsteen? A guitarist? He’s a great songwriter and performer and bandleader and all those things but please. This is a guitar player:

Author: Eric Din

Eric makes songs, records, and little forts for cats to play in. Founder/lifer in The UPTONES, guitarist, songwriter, music teacher and music curator, Eric blogs at ericdin.com except when he doesn't.

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