[Academy of Anvil] Re: Best guitarist?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jerry Fielden"
> How true Tony!Alex Lifeson, Robin Trower, Frank Marino, Adrian Smith, Mick Taylor,
> I was looking for players like Yngwie Malmsteen, John Petrucci,
Rick Derringer, Joe Satriani, Steve Morse, Jeff Healey; Jazz guys
like Al DiMeola and Django Reinhardt; Blues players like Mayall,
Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, and even classical guitarists like
Segovia, Julian Bream, etc.? Couldn't find them and most of the above
blow away 3/4 of those on the list.
>You're right...How's that? Robin Trower, Joe Satriani and Frank
Marino are not even mentioned. I understand what LIPS wrote. We can't
rank "self-expression", it can be only done by personal preferences
and it shouldn't have been taken in a serious way. I can't compare
or pretend that Salvatore Dali was a better painter than Delacroix or
Da Vinci better than Jackson Pollock. They were completely different
from each other, but they have been all recognized for their special
I didn't take it in a serious way...hmmm. But! They want my
comments:"YOU'RE GREATEST GUITARIST: Don't agree with our list? Vote
for your favorite at www.rollingstone.com/greatest guitarist."
I knew it was a big marketing stuff. Who am I to decide who is the