Rolling Stone’s Top 10 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time


Rolling Stone has recruited an elite group of guitarists, as well as a few of their own senior writers and editors to decide on who the top 100 greatest guitarists of all time are. You can check out the top 10 below.


The complete list will be released in a Rolling Stone special addition on Friday. It will be available in four separate covers, each featuring one of four legendary guitarists, either Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix or Jimmy Page.
The judging panel included Lenny Kravitz, Eddie Van Halen, Brian May, Dan Auerbach, Billy Corgan, Alex Lifeson, Ritchie Blackmore, Mick Mars, Robbie Robertson, Melissa Etheridge, and Kirk Hammett. You can find out how they put it all together by clicking on the link below.

Rolling Stone’s Top 10 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time:

1. Jimi Hendrix
2. Eric Clapton
3. Jimmy Page
4. Keith Richards
5. Jeff Beck
6. B.B. King
7. Chuck Berry
8. Eddie Van Halen
9. Duane Allman
10. Pete Townshend

What do you think of the list?

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2 Responses to Rolling Stone’s Top 10 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  1. nicholas cline says:

    you guys are obviously not counting anyone past the 80′s nowadays theres gtr players like joe satriani steve vai yngwie along w/ hundreds of others that blow all of those on that list away, you didnt even mention toni iommi.

  2. Ben says:

    I think it’s pretty poor. It’s like the fourteen year old rock fan’s list of greatest guitarists. I’m surprised that wanker Slash isn’t on it.

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