Underrated guitarists

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by MHS3, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. MHS3

    MHS3 "Long Live Rock'n'Roll" Thread Starter

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    Who do you think was Underrated ,here is a couple of mine,if this has already been asked sorry i'll play the i'm new card. Gary Richrath
    Malcolm Young
    Gary Rossington
    Steve Gaines
    Allen Collins
     
  2. Uncle Miles

    Uncle Miles Wafting in and out of Forum

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    I always thought Andy Summers was underrated, in the Police

    Well, I just looked him up and it looks like he picked up a couple of Grammys during that period, so maybe not so underrated
     
  3. Scope J

    Scope J Senior Member

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    Philip "Snakefinger" Lithman

    Makoto Kawabata

    Dave Gregory

    Hideki Ishima
     
  4. Mr.Sean

    Mr.Sean Senior Member

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    Lindsey Buckingham
     
  5. majoyenrac

    majoyenrac Forum Resident

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    I’ll play as I’m listening to one now...

    1. Annie Clark (aka St Vincent)
    2. Todd Rundgren
    3. Jorma Kaukonen
    4. Robby Krieger
    5. Steve Marriott
     
  6. Black Magic Woman

    Black Magic Woman Forum Resident

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    John McGeoch.

    The first 12 seconds of this song is all you need.
     
  7. Drew769

    Drew769 Buyer of s*** I never knew I lacked

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  8. HotelYorba101

    HotelYorba101 Forum Resident

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    Mike McCready
     
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  9. Paul Kossoff of the band Free, who died way too young at the age of 25.

    Wasn't afraid to really use 'space' in his solos, not unlike a few jazz players I like best, i.e. Joe Henderson.

    Knew how to build tension in his solos, and really had an 'arc' to his solos, often.
     
  10. mbrownp1

    mbrownp1 Forum Resident

    David Gilmour



    A virtuoso w class. Top notch.
     
  11. Andrew J

    Andrew J Forum Resident

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    This month's underrated guitarist thread. It's the one that a lot of people name 'Lindsey Buckingham' and 'Dave Gilmour', like a recurring dream.

    I think I'll hold out for March.
     
  12. Morel

    Morel Well-Known Member

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    italy
    Robert Pete Williams
    Garoto
    Joe Diorio
    Billy Butler
    Tisziji Munoz
    Linc Chamberland
    D'Gary
    Grady Runyan
    Baro Ferret
     
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  13. MarcS

    MarcS Forum Resident

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    Gary Duncan
    Jerry Miller
     
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  14. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

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    Tony Banks. His 12-string playing on Selling England is magic :love:
     
  15. Rick Bartlett

    Rick Bartlett Forum Resident

    Willie Nelson.
    A lot of people can pass him off just as a weed smokin' 'on the road again' bum,
    but he is dynamite guitar picker.
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  16. pool_of_tears

    pool_of_tears Searching For Simplicity

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    I’d agree with all of those.
     
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  17. Phil12

    Phil12 Radiant Radish

    Gilmour underrated? In another thread I got the impression that he is the most appreciated guitarist.
    So many of us mentioned him in their Top 5 list.
     
  18. Chris Schoen

    Chris Schoen Rock 'n Roll !!!

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    J.J. Cale
     
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  19. dance_hall_keeper

    dance_hall_keeper Forum Resident

  20. fuse999

    fuse999 Forum Resident

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    Terry Haggerty
     
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  21. DJ LX

    DJ LX Forum Resident

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    Gary Louris
    Phil Manzanera
    Phil Miller
    Robin Simon
    Robin Guthrie
     
  22. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Certified dinosaur, who likes physical product

    So many great guitarists, and I suppose it depends on who you are and aren't familiar with as to how "rated" they are...
    One comes to mind. Whoever did the guitar on Concrete Blonde's Bloodletting did a very good job
     
  23. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

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    I think that all have been cover models for
    Guitar Player magazine at some point in
    time. Grant Green or Gary Duncan? Not
    so much...
     
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  24. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

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    Austria
    The Red-Headed Stranger album is just beautiful, thanks to his wonderful playing :agree:
     
  25. Jon1969

    Jon1969 Ozark Hillbilly

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    Missouri

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