Would you please list your list of your 5 favorite Blues or Blues Rock Guitarists and your favorite songs?
1 - Freddie King - Same Old Blues
2 - Jimmy Page - Prison Blues
3 - Jimi Hendrix - Catfish Blues - I would rate him number one over-all best guitarist but only 3rd on the Blues.
4 - Stevie Ray Vaughn - The Sky Is Crying
5 - Elmore James - One Way Out - The Allman did a great version of this also.
Honorable mention in no particular order
Kenny Wayne Shepard
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
Some of my very favorites
Mickey Moody and Bernie Marsden
- David VLv 79 years ago
B.B. King Just a little bit of Love
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Mike Bloomfield Albert's Shuffle
Earl Hooker Hookin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_RorqxpotU
John Lee Hooker
Jimmie Vaughan From Dusk Till Dawn: Jimmie Vaughan - Dengue Woman Blues
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Ry Cooder Ry Cooder - Down In Mississippi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXKQlCQKtIg
Mississippi John Hurt
Robert Nighthawk My Sweet Lovin' Woman - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X78SoS231Ak
Mississippi Fred McDowell
Kelly Joe Phelps
Mick Taylor John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Mick Taylor - Oh, Pretty Woman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzk0g36MFeo
Jeff Healey Hoochie Coochie man http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VErXDjMqUak
Blind Willie Johnson
Johnny Copeland Old Man Blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S5axJRt6Uo
Joe Guitar Hughes
Big Jack Johnson
Omar & The Howlers.... Rattlesnake Shake http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYKRqqoN7qg
- rockmanLv 79 years ago
Hierarchies and establishmentalities and arguments over
superiorities be not so much d@rned but resisted for a change,
I'll actually address a Question as asked...
FAVORITE BLUES/ROCK Guitarists
Jimmy Page...ICan'tQuitYou,Baby, TeaForOne, S.I.B.L.Y.
*Please everyone Hear Also BOTH versions of BOTH
"ICan'tQuit..." and "YouShookMe" from Zeppelin's BBC Sessions*
Muddy Waters...Rock Me, I'm Ready, She's Nineteen Yrs. Old
BB King...Thrill Is Gone, Sweet Sixteen, 3 O'Clock Inthe Morning
Mick Taylor...TimeWaitsForNoOne, Love In Vain (YaYasOut), Tops
*please all of you Hear Also Taylor's PERFECTION in the DVD
titled, "John Mayall's 70th birthday"--so tragic so few know about it!*
Eric Clapton...Hellhound On My Trail (off SessionsForRobertJ DVD)
These honorable mentions are of Equal or Greater Stature:
John Lee Hooker
Jack White...check "Ball And Biscuit" 'n tell me it ain't authentic
and yes, the Keef 'n Woodie configuration too!
(just listen to "Down In The Hole" off Emotional Rescue)
...list goes on, doesn't it?Source(s): These are deeply moving in particular... Jimi's "Red House" Billy Gibbons: "I Need You Tonight" from ZZTop's Eliminator Stevie Ray Vaughan: "Texas Flood"
- cozadLv 43 years ago
Mine tend to be able of address distinct genres. also i love instrumentals a lot. Favorites in no order. Jeff Beck. This guy became continuously firstclass and he nonetheless does issues no man or woman else can do. The older he receives the more beneficial valuable. Gary Lucas. large apple depending so I easily could shuttle to be sure him play. he's a Captain Beefheart alumni. fantastic instructions guy. Wrote the song for the first 2 songs of Jeff Buckley's "Grace" and composes song for silent action pictures. Mike Bloomfield. Arguably the right 60's pre Hendrix guitar participant. His artwork with Paul Butterfield and Al Kooper is major listening. Danny Gatton. maximum likely my very last very last song revelation. Blues, jazz, rockabilly, in spite of, he can do it. Makes conceal variations his own and writes tunes few dare to conceal. i favor each little thing he has done. The very last one is toughest to choose on so i will %. one it truly is interior sight and that i see play oftentimes. Dave Specter is a guitar participant it truly is depending in Chicago and works the interior sight golf equipment. He specially performs a hollow body Gibson that has a bright sound. no longer strictly blues or jazz. Does various unique instumentals, which jointly jointly with his type, appeals to me. All have Youtube links. examine them out.
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- phatzwaveLv 79 years ago
Rory Gallagher (Bullfrog Blues)
Buddy Guy - Damn Right, I've Got The Blues
T-Bone Walker - Call It Stormy Monday
Johnny Winter - I'm Yours And I'm Hers
Chris Whitley - Scrapyard Lullaby
- Anonymous9 years ago
lol me ignorant. I don't know lots of. But I listen to some. I like blues but I haven't discovered lots of musicians.
Gary Moore (I listen to Thin Lizzy and he's the past member of that band)
Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac. yay!)
Jimi Hendrix (he's the best fo sho)
Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin is my favorite band too)
- PeepawLv 79 years ago
Stevie Ray Vaughan - "Texas Flood"
Eric Clapton - "Sunshine of Your Love".
Jeff Beck - "I Ain't Superstitious"
Jimmy Page - "Travling Riverside Blues"
Pat Travers - "Crash And Burn"