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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Jimi Hendrix Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Eric Clapton Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
B.B. King Blues-rock, Soul blues, Rock music

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Carlos Santana Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Pop music

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Terry Kath is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Terry Kath Blues-rock, Rock music, Hard rock - Very Underrated Guitarist of the band, Chicago. Jimi Hendrix once said that kath was better than himself

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Eddie Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Eddie Van Halen Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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Duane Allman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Duane Allman Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz fusion

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Chuck Berry Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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Pete Townshend is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Pete Townshend Rock music, Pop rock, Merseybeat

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Jimmy Page is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Jimmy Page Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal

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Jeff Beck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Jeff Beck Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Les Paul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Les Paul Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll

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Keith Richards is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Keith Richards Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
David Gilmour Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
George Harrison Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Frank Zappa Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal

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Buddy Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Buddy Guy Chicago blues, Electric blues, Blues

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Freddie King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Freddie King Blues-rock, Rock music, Blues

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Brian May is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Brian May Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

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Bo Diddley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Bo Diddley Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music

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Prince is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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The Edge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
The Edge Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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Derek Trucks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Derek Trucks Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Neil Young Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge

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Chet Atkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Chet Atkins Folk music, Jazz, Country

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James Burton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
James Burton Rock music, Rockabilly, Country rock

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Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Angus Young Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Johnny Ramone Punk rock

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Scotty Moore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Scotty Moore Rock music, Rock and roll

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Ry Cooder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Ry Cooder Americana, Rock music, Latin American music

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Billy Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Billy Gibbons Blues-rock, Pop music, Boogie rock

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Curtis Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Curtis Mayfield Psychedelic soul, Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues

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John Lee Hooker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
John Lee Hooker Americana, Electric blues, Talking blues

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Tom Morello is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Tom Morello Rock music, Acoustic music, Heavy metal

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Steve Cropper is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Steve Cropper Electric blues, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Mark Knopfler Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Jerry Garcia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Jerry Garcia Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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Stephen Stills is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Stephen Stills Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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Muddy Waters is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 40 Greatest Guitarists of All-time
Muddy Waters Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music