Underrated Guitarists!

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  1. lazloryder

    lazloryder Strat-Talker

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    Emanuel LeBlanc (from the band GQ) is one of the most underrated guitarists! Great singer, player, and songwriter. He’s never talked about and deserves more love!



    Who else is down with R&B guitar?!
     
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    Shane Bratton is greatly under appreciated in my own time.
     
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    Al McKay. With both Charles Wright and EWF.
     
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    Mouse The Knees of Rock

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    I love R&B guitar and I've tried to learn as much of it as I can in recent years. I'm always on the look out for the next song to cover and hadn't thought about (or heard this song) in many years. That's indeed some wicked guitar playing and as luck would have it, a backing track is on Karaoke-version which looks to be the long version. It's now on my list.

    https://www.karaoke-version.com/custombackingtrack/gq/disco-nights.html
     
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    Every time this subject comes up I go straight to Lindsey Buckingham
     
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    My Guess:
    Tens of thousands of really proficient guitarist/musicians
    In
    Wrong environment
    Playing uninspiring compositions
    Hanging with uninspiring groups....
    In a nutshell
    (Wrong place wrong time)
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    Any given moment(Geniuses)
     
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    I have felt this way about the late Luther Alison. He was a blues hero of mine.
     
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    Toy Caldwell:

     
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    Phillip Sayce is just plain awesome
     
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    This guy I know. Frank.
     
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    Right on player! That’s a jam!!
     
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    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    I think Mark Tremonti is pretty underrated. I like his style. People tend to turn up their nose at Creed, so I think he qualifies.


    Not saying he's a virtuoso, I just like his riffs
     
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    Buck Dharma too. Just listen to that solo at 4:30 *




    *had the wrong timestamp before
     
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    Agreed! Fleetwood Mac would never have become what it did in the 70's without him. And notice every time he leaves the band, they have to replace him with two guitarists?
     
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    Underrated by whos standards ? the General Population ? that doesn't count for squat