Friday's Guitar Hero: Warren Haynes

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Our regular weekly feature in which we'll share our pick of the guitar wonders You Tube has to offer. This week: Warren Haynes.

The Gov't Mule mainman is slowly coming to the attention of us British players, while he's been a household name in the US for years. He's renowned for possessing a tone that's thick, full and warm, and his controlled and bluesy style is a genuine treat for the ears.

If we could sing, play and sound like this, we'd be sorted! Only Warren can make a Les Paul sound so phat!

Simon Bradley is a guitar and especially rock guitar expert who worked for Guitarist magazine and has in the past contributed to world-leading music and guitar titles like MusicRadar (obviously), Guitarist, Guitar World and Louder. What he doesn't know about Brian May's playing and, especially, the Red Special, isn't worth knowing.