The Greatest Rock Guitarists of the 1970s Bands/Musicians
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The Greatest Rock Guitarists of the 1970s

List Criteria: Please rank these guitar players based on their performance in the 1970s only

List of 70s guitarists--the greatest rock guitar players of the 1970s--voted on by rock music lovers everywhere. All of the great guitarists of the 70s are listed here and ranked based on their performance during that decade only. Consider what each of these guitarists brought to the bands that they performed with. Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour: all famous guitarists of the 70s that heightened the sound and reputation of every band they played with.

Now rank these famous rock guitarists and vote for your favorites!

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    The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, The Honeydrippers, The Firm, Coverdale/Page, Page & Plant, solo

  2. 2
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    The Yardbirds, Cream, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, Derek & the Dominoes, solo

  3. 3
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    Pink Floyd, solo

  4. 4
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    Deep Purple, Rainbow

  5. 5
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    The Yardbirds, The Honeydrippers, solo

  6. 6
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    Santana, solo

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