Rolling Stone unveils 100 best guitarists list

Long-standing US music mag Rolling Stone has put together a list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time. Can you guess who might be at number one?

Surprise! It's Hendrix… There's a pretty solid top 10, listed below, but things start to get a little controversial after that. Tony Iommi at 25!? He only invented an entire guitar-devoted genre!

Rolling Stone's 10 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

10. Pete Townshend
9. Duane Allman
8. Eddie Van Halen
7. Chuck Berry
6. B.B. King
5. Jeff Beck
4. Keith Richards
3. Jimmy Page
2. Eric Clapton
1. Jimi Hendrix

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Check out the full list of Rollling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time over on their website.

Matthew Parker

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.