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Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time

Coley Reed
Updated June 14, 2019 238.1k views 100 items
The Top 100 Guitarists of All Time, as picked by Rolling Stone magazine a few years back. Any 100 Best Guitar Players list is going to cause controversy and this is no exception. Hard rock fans in particular are sure to complain about the rankings on this list, but RS certainly put some thought into their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of Alltime. To see Rolling Stone's full commentary and a mess of user comments go here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/100-greatest-guitarists-of-all-time-19691231
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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Duane Allman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Robert Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Ry Cooder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Jimmy Page is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Keith Richards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Kirk Hammett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Jerry Garcia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Jeff Beck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Jack White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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John Frusciante is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Richard Thompson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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James Burton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Mike Bloomfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Warren Haynes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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The Edge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time
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Freddy King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time