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The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

Updated 13 Aug 2020 82.6k votes 3.5k voters 48.4k views639 items

List RulesVote up the lead guitarist with the best solos and riffs in the history of music. Lead guitar players ONLY

The lead guitarist typically has a crucial role to play and their performance both live and on tape can make or break a band.  With names like David Gilmour and B.B. King it's hard to say who belongs in the top spot. Everyone has their favorite guitar player, but which one is the most skilled? 

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