Alright, rock music lovers: Your time has come. This is a list of '70s guitarists - the greatest rock guitar players of the 1970s - voted on by people who live and breathe classic rock. Your job is to rank the great guitarists of the 70s listed here, 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 rock 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!
Most divisive: Neil Young
- Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images12,123 VOTESThe Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, The Honeydrippers, The Firm, Coverdale/Page, Page & Plant, solo
- 21,380 VOTES
- Photo: Jo Hale / Getty Images31,674 VOTESPink Floyd, solo
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use41,662 VOTESThe Yardbirds, Cream, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, Derek & the Dominoes, solo
- Photo: Dave J Hogan / Getty Images51,263 VOTESThe Yardbirds, The Honeydrippers, solo
- Photo: mary mata / via Pinterest61,251 VOTESSantana, solo