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


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2 - Jimmy Page - Prison Blues


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3 - Jimi Hendrix - Catfish Blues - I would rate him number one over-all best guitarist but only 3rd on the Blues.


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4 - Stevie Ray Vaughn - The Sky Is Crying


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5 - Elmore James - One Way Out - The Allman did a great version of this also.


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Honorable mention in no particular order

Eric Clapton

Keith Richards

Pete Townsend

Taj Mahal

BB King

Muddy Waters

Robert Johnson

Joe Bonamassa

Kenny Wayne Shepard

Billy Gibbons

Jeff Beck

Ron Wood

Howlin Wolf

Dwayne Allman

Dickie Betts

7 Answers

  • 9 years ago

    T-Bone Walker

    B.B. King Just a little bit of Love


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    Stevie Ray Vaughan

    Robert Johnson

    Eric Clapton

    Buddy Guy

    Mike Bloomfield Albert's Shuffle


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    Peter Green

    Johnny Winter

    Otis Rush

    Muddy Waters

    Ronnie Earl

    Freddie King

    Earl Hooker Hookin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_RorqxpotU

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    Elmore James

    Albert Collins

    Hubert Sumlin

    Duane Allman

    John Lee Hooker

    Son House

    Robert Cray

    Jimmie Vaughan From Dusk Till Dawn: Jimmie Vaughan - Dengue Woman Blues


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    Billy Gibbons

    Lonnie Johnson

    Roy Buchanan

    Duke Robillard

    Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

    Blind Lemon Jefferson

    Charley Patton

    Ry Cooder Ry Cooder - Down In Mississippi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXKQlCQKtIg

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    Mississippi John Hurt

    Robben Ford

    Son Seals

    Robert Nighthawk My Sweet Lovin' Woman - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X78SoS231Ak

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    Magic Sam

    Luther Allison

    Mississippi Fred McDowell

    Jimmy Thackery

    Warren Haynes

    Lonnie Brooks

    Kelly Joe Phelps

    Mick Taylor John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Mick Taylor - Oh, Pretty Woman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzk0g36MFeo

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    Lightnin' Hopkins

    Jeff Healey Hoochie Coochie man http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VErXDjMqUak

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    Earl King

    Lonnie Mack

    Blind Willie Johnson

    Johnny Copeland Old Man Blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S5axJRt6Uo

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    Tab Benoit

    Michael Burks

    J.J. Cale

    J. Geils

    Slim Harpo

    David Hidaglo

    Joe Guitar Hughes

    Big Jack Johnson

    Junior Kimbrough

    Jonny Lang

    John Mayall

    Kenny Neal

    Omar & The Howlers.... Rattlesnake Shake http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYKRqqoN7qg

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    take care


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  • 9 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...


    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:

    Son House

    Elmore James

    Robert Johnson

    John Lee Hooker

    Jimi Hendrix

    Jeff Beck

    Buddy Guy

    Joe Walsh

    Ernie Isley

    Otis Rush

    Carlos Santana

    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"
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  • cozad
    Lv 4
    3 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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  • 9 years ago

    Rory Gallagher (Bullfrog Blues)


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    Buddy Guy - Damn Right, I've Got The Blues


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    T-Bone Walker - Call It Stormy Monday


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    Johnny Winter - I'm Yours And I'm Hers


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    Chris Whitley - Scrapyard Lullaby


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  • Anonymous
    9 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.

    Eric Clapton


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    Gary Moore (I listen to Thin Lizzy and he's the past member of that band)


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    Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac. yay!)


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    Jimi Hendrix (he's the best fo sho)


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    Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin is my favorite band too)


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  • Peepaw
    Lv 7
    9 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"

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