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  1. rudos1

    rudos1 Senior Stratmaster

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    Just jotted down a quick off the top of my head list, here's mine let's see yours..


    Jimmy Page

    SRV

    Clapton

    Blackmore

    Adrian Belew

    BB King

    Neil Young

    KWS

    Santana

    Frank Zappa
     
  2. sam_in_cali

    sam_in_cali Scream for me Strat-Talk! Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I saw Buckethead once and he pretty much took over all 10 spots on my list.
     
  3. vid1900

    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    In order:

    Jim Campilongo #1

    Yingwie Malmstien

    Robin Trower

    Scotty Moore

    Christopher Parkening (I saw him play live, I swear)

    Al DeMeola

    Randy Rhodes

    Thurston Moore

    Les Paul

    Buddy Guy

    Johnny Marr
     
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    mabley123 Senior Stratmaster

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    Hendrix
    Christopher Parkening
    Robert Fripp
    Frank Zappa
    Tal Farlow
    Adrian Belew
    Jeff Beck
    John Mclaughlin
    Allan Holdsworth
    Carlos Montoya
    Michael Lorimer
    Danny Gatton
     
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    circles Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    David Gilmour
    Billy Gibbons
    Brian May
    Santana
    Frank Zappa
    (the guys in) Aerosmith
    (the guys in) Kansas
    Edgar Winter
    Robin Trower
    Matt Murphy
     
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    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    Plus, if you didn't like his playing, he could still entertain you with nunchucks and breakdancing.
    That is one creepy talented dude.
     
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    drex123 Strat-Talk Member

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    David Gilmour
    Eric Clapton
    Trey Anastasio
    Matt Bellamy
    Adam Jones
    Keith Richards
    John Mayer
    Tim Reynolds
    Pete Townshend
    Mike McCready
     
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    Eric Clapton , Jimmy Page , Carlos Santana , Peter Frampton , Stevie Ray Vaughn , Toy Caldwell , Hughie Thomasson , Eddie Van Halen , Buck Dharma , Brian May in no particular order . And a few more , Keith Richards , Frank Zappa , B.B. King . Ant the list could go on and on ....
     
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    TepidPilot Strat-Talker

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    Mike Bloomfield (w/original Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
    Andres Segovia
    Julian Bream
    (Bucky) Pizzarelli and (George) Barnes
    Jim Hall
    Jose Feliciano
    Eric Clapton (w/Cream on each of their first two stateside trips and the MSG farewell concert)
    Bert Jansch (Pentangle)
    Sabicas
    Leo Brouwer

    TP
     
  10. vid1900

    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    OMG I'm so envious that you got to see Jimi live.

    That's the one guy that just had every skill!
     
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    dirocyn Senior Stratmaster

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    David Gilmore
    Alex lifeson
    Willie Nelson
    Ted Nugent
    Jerry Cantrell
    Angus Young
    Ian Anderson
    Emily sailers
    Rob zombie
     
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    albala Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Warren Haynes, Dickey Betts, Jerry Garcia, BB King, Derek Trucks, Jimmy Herring, Clapton, Santana, Satriani, Trey Anastasio, David Gilmour
     
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    Antstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    Just a quick 10 that comes to mind, seen all below more than once plus a ton of others.

    Jimmy Page
    Dickey betts
    Robin Trower
    Michael Schenker
    Alex Lifeson
    Angus Young
    Ted Nugent
    Steve Howe
    Carlos Santana
    Peter Frampton
     
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    Robin Trower
    Keith Richards
    Randy Rhoads
    Jack White
    Peter Frampton
    Dave Grohl
    Pat Travers
    Ron Wood
    Billy Corgan
    Rick Nielsen
     
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    MitchellD1 Strat-Talk Member

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    In no particular order. Some of these guys are virtuosos and some I just dig their style.
    Chuck Berry (in the 80s)
    John Mayer
    Eric Johnson
    Leo Kottke
    Prince
    Tommy Emmanuel
    Marcus King
    Kenny Wayne Shepherd
    Buddy Guy
    Dan Auerbach
     
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    Vlatko Stefanovski
    Reeves Gabrels
    Guthrie Govan
    Some dude and his son and nephew
    at Chopes des Puces (I cried)
    Devin Townsend
    Belew and Fripp
    John Scofield
    Tommy Emmanuel
    Pat Metheny
    Vernon Reid

    ...and Prince.
     
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    What was it like to see Hendrix live? Do you remember it well and the fine details? Was the sound good? What was his stage presence like? Was he on that night or so-so? etc.
     
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    Dickey Bette's, Steve Gaines, Gary Rossington, Allen Collins, Toy Caldwell all the Molly Hatchet guys Ed king, and Billy Gibbons. But I'm old so there you go, lol
     
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    Jimi Hendrix
    Pete Townshend
    Jimmy Page
    Mick Taylor
    Alvin Lee
    Frank Zappa
    Eric Johnson
    Rory Gallagher
    John Williams

    and some more...
     
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    amstratnut Peace thru Music. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Top this!

    Ive seen Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page all on the same stage!

    Last month Santana came out and jammed with Clapton in San Francisco.

    I saw and met Al DeMiola, and John Mclaughlin at their show with Paco DeLucia.

    Ive seen Jerry Garcia share the stage with.......Joan Baez.o_O

    Pat Metheny from 2nd row.

    Bb King 4x.

    Albert King

    Chris Cain is the effing truth!

    Michael Hedges was trancendent.

    Fripp and Belew with King Crimson (Tony Levin too)

    George Benson

    John Chipollina with a bic lighter for a slide.

    (I didnt count Im over 10.
     
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