iduno871
Registered User
Join date: Dec 2007
477 IQ
#3
It's a popularity thing, not an actual who's best.

Most will disagree with it, but it sold a million copies of a magazine so of course hey printed it.
Shredderman8160
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Join date: Aug 2010
98 IQ
#4
I looked at the list and said "wtf is this"
Gear for the moment:
Epiphone Goth Explorer (w/stock pickups)
Peavey Vypyr 15 watt Amp
Boss PW-10 V-Wah Pedal
MrLlama
Registered User
Join date: Aug 2010
10 IQ
#5
I don't know, it's difficult to argue with Hendrix, but I would have guitarists like Knopfler and Capaldi much higher up.
jimisatchsrv
Taylor 614CE
Join date: Jan 2004
52 IQ
#6
Mosts lists, in just about any field of work and certainly art, are impossible to fulfill satisfactory. Most of Rolling Stones lists are junk in my opinion, but one mans treasure is another mans gold. I wish it would have been a 100 or even 500 greatest "soloists" instead, instrument be damned...but electric guitar did have a tremendous impact on the Rolling Stone generation.

Rolling Stone is a shell of what it used to be, and I attribute at least half of that to losing Hunter S. Thompson. The other half is they're no different than TMZ now.
Peaceful Rocker
Banned
Join date: Nov 2005
1,518 IQ
#7
isnt Kurt Cobain in the top 20 or something retarded like that?

guy should go down as one of the worst famous guitar players ever, not the best

Obviously the Rolling Stone is aimed toward career sucess rather than technical playing ability. Music is too subjective to have a "who's better than who" type list.
Last edited by Peaceful Rocker at Aug 25, 2010,
the1967mustang
UG Newbie
Join date: Aug 2008
175 IQ
#8
Quote by Peaceful Rocker
isnt Kurt Cobain in the top 20 or something retarded like that?

guy should go down as one of the worst famous guitar players ever, not the best

Obviously the Rolling Stone is aimed toward career sucess rather than technical playing ability. Music is too subjective to have a "who's better than who" type list.


+1. Everybody is different, so they aren't going to like the same guitarist. And, it pretty much is a popularity contest.
***Guitars***
Epiphone Les Paul Custom AP (w/ 2 Seymour Duncans)
Jackson Dx10D Dinky (w/ DiMarzio PAF Bridge)
Epihpone Hummingbird

***Amps***
Marshall JCM 2000 DSL 100 (Voodoo Modified)
Custom 4x12 Halfstack (w/ Veteran 30's)
BrainDamage
Knirps for moisture
Join date: Aug 2004
4,254 IQ
#9
Quote by Peaceful Rocker
Music is too subjective to have a "who's better than who" type list.
This.

***CLOSED***

How to achieve Frank Zappa's guitar tone:
Quote by Thefallofman
Step 1: Buy a Gibson SG
Step 2: Insert Green Ringer, EQ, 3 dead squirrels and a microwave into said SG
Step 3: Plug in and freak the **** out.