The world's greatest rock guitarists
Jimmy Page -
Founder and guitarist of legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page has been described by Rolling Stone magazine as the "pontiff of power riffing.
George Harrison (1943–2001) -
As lead guitarist with the most famous band in history, George Harrison introduced some of the Fab Four's most memorable hits, tracks like 'I Feel Fine' and 'Day Tripper.'
Les Paul -
Les Paul was as much a musical engineer as a guitarist, and was responsible for some truly original technical innovations in the studio during the 1950s.
Prince (1958–2016) -
His emotional 'Purple Rain' features arguably the greatest power-ballad guitar solo in music history.
Best known as the lead guitarist of hard rock band Guns N' Roses, Slash is one of the industry's most accomplished musicians.
Django Reinhardt -
Belgian-born Romani-French jazz guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt was the first major jazz talent to emerge from Europe and remains the most significant.
Mark Knopfler -
Mark Knopfler's distinctive fingerstyle guitar style comes to the fore on 'Sultan's of Swing,' a huge hit for his band Dire Straits.
Joe Satriani -
He is the best-selling instrumental rock guitarist of all time.
Angus Young -
His energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits.
Stevie Ray Vaughn (1954–1990) - He combined jazz, blues, and rockabilly in a style that still influences and inspires generations of guitarists.
Scotty Moore (1931–2016) -
Before all rock's great innovators there was Scotty Moore, who many described as inventing a new musical language in the 1950s