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1 Jimi Hendrix (1)
2 Stevie Ray Vaughan  (12)
3 Walter Trout - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
4 Eric Clapton  (2)
5 Duane Allman  (9)
6 Joe Bonamassa - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
7 Alvin Lee - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
8 Frank Marino - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
9 Frank Zappa
10 Robben Ford - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
11 Les Paul
12 Warren Haynes  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
13 Jeff Beck  (5)
14 Johnny Winter
15 Dickey Betts
16 Craig Erickson - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
17 Steve Vai - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
18 Jonny Lang - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
19 Anthony Gomes - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
20 Geddy Lee - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
21 Rob Tognoni - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
22 Gary Moore -   - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
23 Carlos Santana
24 Joe Satriani - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
25 Freddy King
26 Eddie Van Halen  (8)
27 Mark Knopfler
28 Jimmy Page  (3)
29 Tony Iommi
30 Buddy Guy
31 Ritchie Blackmore - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
32 Randy Rhoads
33 Trey Anastasio - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
34 Derek Trucks
35 Rory Gallagher
36 Steve Cropper
37 Aynsley Lister - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
38 Peter Green - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
39 Brian May
40 Pete Townshend  (10)
41 Javier Vargas - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
42 Al Dimeola - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
43 Kenny Wayne Sheperd - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
44 Eric Johnson - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
45 Angus Young
46 Julian Sas  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
47 T-Bone Walker
48 Tom Morello
49 John McLaughlin
50 Jimmy Thackery - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
51 Coco Montoya - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
52 Jerry Garcia
53 Jeff "Skunk" Baxter - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
54 Gary Moore - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
55 Dick Dale
56 Lou Reed
57 Roy Buchanan  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
58 B.B. King  (6)
59 Dave Mason - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
60 Robin Trower - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
61 Dave Meniketti - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
62 Ted Nugent - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
63 Doyle Bramhall II  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
64 Lindsey Buckingham
65 Hubert Sumlin
66 Vernon Reid - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
67 Stephen Stills
68 Joey Delgado - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
69 Tinsley Ellis  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
70 Chris Duarte - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
71 Lightnin' Hopkins
72 John McLaughlin
73 Pat Travers - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
74 Leslie West
75 Colin James - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
76 Kurt Cobain
77 Corey Stevens - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
78 Robbie Robertson
79 Albert Collins
80 Coen Wolters - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
81 Eric Sardinas - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
82 David Gilmour
83 Neil Young
84 Eddie Cochran  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
85 Ry Cooder
86 Ines Siban  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
87 John Fogerty - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
88 Dave Davies
89 Johnny Ramone
90 Glen Buxton  - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
91 Robby Krieger
92 Bo Diddley
93 Robert Johnson
94 Kirk Hammett - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
95 Matt Thorpe - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
96 George Harrison
97 Keith Richards  (4)
98 Leigh Stephens - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
99 Guitar Shorty - Didn't make the Rolling Stone list
100 Mike Bloomfield
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Now don't get me wrong. I love B.B.King, Chuck Berry and Keith Richards and understand the impact that they had on American Music and especially the Blues but for them to wind up in the top ten is incredible. But whats even more incredible is the names of players that are completely missing from the list. They didn't even make the top 100. Names like Joe Bonamassa, Water Trout, Warren Haynes, Alvin Lee, Steve Vai and Gary Moore??? That is ludacris. How high were these guys when they chose these players?  Do you want to know how high they were? Stevie Ray Vaughan could only muster up a number 12 spot. Thats right folks, Stevie Ray Vaughan didn't play guitar as well as Chuck berry, B.B.King, Keith Richards and George Harrison. What a joke!
Hell, I didn't even know that Curtis Mayfield played guitar. Sheeeesh!

And thats not the worst of it. They chose some people to be in the top 100 that don't deserve to be there at all. I'm not saying their music sucked but not only are they mediocre guitarists at best, hell, they don't even consider themselves as being great guitarists. Here are some of those people;  Billy Gibbons, Neil Young, Jerry Garcia, Stephen Stills, Joni Mitchell and Willie Nelson just to name a few.

Oh by the way, Chuck Berry didn't even make it into my top 100.

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