Guitar music is a combination of sounds. Expressing the feelings of the artist, it is not just a demonstration of their technical abilities. Most of the time, guitarists with very natural and basic musical skills have made a unique name for themselves. There have been many guitarists from every musical genre.
These famous guitarists are a real sense of encouragement for the upcoming young generation and the forthcoming guitarists of the world. It all depends on your affection and savor towards music.The following is a listing of some of the greatest and innovative guitarists in the world.
One of the leading names of all time is Jimi Hendrix. The real name of this legend was James Allen Hendrix. According to the Rolling Stone Magazine, Jimi Hendrix was ranked number one amongst the top 100 guitarists of the world. Some of his all times hits comprise of; Bold as Love, Experienced, Bleeding Heart and (slight return) Voodoo Chile. The song (All Along the Watchtower), written by Dylan and sung by Jimi, made him a superstar amongst his listeners.
The quality of Jimi in singing was that he always used to be in his natural tone, and this approach made a lot of people fall in love with him. Besides his tone of voice, the natural savor of Dylan can also be clearly heard in the song. Jimi Hendrix made an immense contribution to the music industry, and his fans will always cherish him all around the world.
Though starting in England, it wasn’t until the Monterey Festival in 1967 that he was known worldwide. He later went on to headline The 1969 Woodstock Festival and with his style of playing using guitar feedback and overdriven amplifiers he turned an annoying sound into a highly celebrated type of music.His guitar: Fender 60s reverse headstock Stratocaster.
Another amazing artist is Jimmy Page, from England he is also a composer and a record producer. He started out as a Studio guitarist then joined a band called the Yardbirds, which played from 1966 to 1968. He then founded one of the best and most popular English bands called Led Zepplin. In rock history, Jimmy Page is a legend in his right. As a guitarist and songwriter. Page was also ranked the ninth greatest guitarist of all time.His guitars: Gibson Les Paul Classic, Gibson Custom Shop Jimmy page Double Neck Electric.
You can’t talk about guitarists without talking about Slowhand Eric Clapton. This English award-winning rock guitarist and a singer is also a songwriter and composer. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times and was one of the best musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries. Though he has tried several styles, the blues are always present in his playing. He has played with Cream, The Yardbirds, and blues rock band John Mavril and the Bluesbreakers.His guitars: Eric Clapton Artist Signature Stratocaster.
Another great guitarist, from America, is Joe Satriani. His style of instrumental rock music in a world earlier dominated by pop opened the doors for an entirely new type of music. His blues and rock tone has a warm sound, and the influences of such artists as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, and Jeff Beck can be heard in his music.His guitars:Ibanez JS100,Ibanez JS100,Ibanez JS1200.
Fame came to Carlos Santana and the Santana Blues Band in the late 60s and early 70s. With a fantastic blend of rock, blues, jazz, salsa using Latin instruments such as congas, and timbales it was a sound with a great melody that Santana perfected over the decades to come.His guitar: PRS-PRS Santana II Gibson SG
AC/DC is an Australian hard rock band and its co-founder Angus Young is an amazing guitarist and songwriter and is ranked in the magazine Rolling Stones list of the hundred Greatest Guitarists Of All Time at 96th. He is recognized for his schoolboy costume outfits, and his strong edge style lead guitar playing.His guitar: Gibson Angus Young Signature SG.
One of the most popular bands of all seasons is by far The Rolling Stones. One of the co-founders. Keith Richards is a guitarist from England and sings as well as produces music with lead vocalist Mick Jagger. Together they have written and produced many hit songs, and Richards is rated number ten on the Rolling Stones Guitarist list.His guitars: Fender 1950s Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul Classic.
These are a few of the most famous guitarists and the guitars they play!
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