Which 5 guitarists have had the biggest influence on your sound?

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  1. Cuthbert

    Cuthbert Member

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    Not necessarily my five favorites but the 5 most influential to my sound whether I like it or not are:
    Santana
    Andy Summers
    Hendrix
    Duane Allman
    Geoffrey Arnold Beck
     
  2. FredW

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    Albert Collins
    Billy Gibbons
    Hendrix
    EVH
    Ritchie Blackmore
     
  3. TBoneDeluxe

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    Early on (first 3 or 4 years of playing):
    1. Tony Iommi

    Next 3 or 4 years:
    2. Albert King

    After that:
    3. James Honeyman Scott

    Last 10-15 years:
    4. Cornell Dupree
    and
    5. Steve Cropper
     
  4. Berlebster

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    I am 58 : so this is
    Hendrix
    page
    mick taylor
    freddy King
    zappa
     
  5. Ccooper97

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    Hendrix
    SRV
    Montgomery
    Tosin Abasi
    Misha Mansoor
     
  6. IceTre

    IceTre Silver Supporting Member

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    1. Andy Summers (The Police)
    2. The Edge (U2)
    3. Paul Reynolds (A Flock of Seagulls)
    4. Marty Wilson-Piper (The Church)
    5. Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth)
     
  7. jmckenzie

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  8. Cottage

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    EC Greenie and the three kings.
     
  9. kurt1981

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    For me it'd be Robben ford, Larry Carlton, Duke Levine, Allen Hinds and Leo Nocentelli. I love each for their unique approach and though I'll never come close to any of them, it gives me something to strive for!!
     
  10. BBKINK

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    Chuck Berry
    Robert Ward
    Bo Diddley
    Bobby Womack
    Johnny Thunders
     
  11. Jason Carter

    Jason Carter Silver Supporting Member

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    Jimi Hendrix
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    David Gilmour
    Eric Johnson
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  12. Mr. E.

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  13. lp_bruce

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    Peace,
     
  14. Cream

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    Updated:
    - Eric Clapton
    - Peter Green
    - B.B. King
    - Billy Gibbons
    - Robbie Robertson (rhythm tone on Last Waltz)

    Although, I'd like to start incorporating some Gilmour into my playing more.
     
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  15. Rotten

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  16. Two-Octave

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    Foghorn Leghorn.

    Otis Campbell.

    Admiral Wolverine Lightningbolt.

    Bubba Bo Bob Brain.
     
  17. mikeymoves

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  18. TheSpiritOfRadio

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    I would say:

    Eric Johnson
    Neal Schon
    John Mayer
    SRV
    and B.B. King

    I have a lot of blues influence... :cool:
     
  19. Kris

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    Vinny Burns
    Gary Moore
    Brian Robertson
    Joe Bonamassa
    Michael Schenker
     
  20. jads57

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