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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Polarbear, Jan 12, 2021.
nice pics but who is this daily guy? lol
Oh Good Lord, I can't wait for this. Please take into consideration my age and the historical context in which the players plied their trade in conjunction with my growing interest in electric guitar.
I'd love a tech savvy person to take the data and crunch the numbers.
My response is based on initial exposure followed by the, "That blows my mind" factor.
1. Chet Atkins
2. Jimi Hendrix
3. Eric Clapton
4. George Harrison
5. Clem Clemson
The gray areas are so wide because interest in one player leads to interest in another.
players are getting wiser these days ..possibly due to covid lol
A friend once sent me a picture of him playing, he said he reminded him of me (I don't think so), I thought it was a frigging video link...I spent 5 minutes trying to open it for a listen.
Jim froman (local guitar teacher)
Mel Galley (Trapeze)
I love the way you redefine influence. I think inspiration is a much stronger descriptor.
Eddie Van Halen
Punky Meadows (early influence)
Hang on -- we'll be doing a "Middle Five Guitar Players" thread soon, just to change things up for you.
I wonder if he is related to Abe Froman, the sausage king of Chicago.
There are / were simply too many to group into the five best.
I'm grouchy this evening.
OK, most every evenings...
That’s a tough one.
Key is who influenced me. ( besides being technically proficient and guitaribly remarkable)
It's a strange brew, but I'm a strange guy...................................
And, since I play bass too, I'd be remiss if I didn't mention Geezer Butler, Geddy Lee and Steve Harris.
with apologies to all five for trying to blame my failures on them.
Have a Slim Jim.