20 Most Influential and Best Blues Guitarists

Blues guitar is one of the most influential guitar genres, therefore the best blues guitarists had a significant impact and influence on our music today. Ever since the end of the 19th century when the African-American communities of the Southern US started playing and singing the blues, it has affected and shaped other musical genres as well, including Jazz and Rock and Roll. Blues can be split into several subgenres as well, best known perhaps are the Delta, Piedmont, Jump and Chicago blues styles.

Got the blues?

Got the blues?

As such, the best blues guitarists were shaping the music of tomorrow, without them knowing it. Music affects our mood, mindset, and everything about us, therefore these influential blues guitarists shaped society as well. Have you ever heard anybody saying, "I've got the blues"? 🙂

Here is a thorough, but by no means complete list of the best blues guitarists who helped shape and influence music. This is my own list, so if you have any additions, feel free to comment at the bottom of the post. While you read, play this to get you into the mood: 

And if you get the sudden urge to listen to some more blues, go ahead and check out my favorite blues albums:

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My List of Best Blues Guitarists

Leadbelly

leadbellyHuddie William Ledbetter (January 1888 – December 6, 1949) was an iconic American folk and blues musician, notable for his strong vocals, his virtuosity on the 12-string guitar, and the songbook of folk standards he introduced.

Although he most commonly played the twelve string, he could also play the piano, mandolin, harmonica, violin, concertina, and accordion.

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Robert Johnson

robert-johnsonRobert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer and musician. His landmark recordings from 1936–1937 display a remarkable combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that have influenced generations of musicians.

Johnson's shadowy, poorly documented life and death at age 27 have given rise to much legend. Johnson's songs, vocal phrasing and guitar style have influenced a broad range of musicians; Eric Clapton has called Johnson "the most important blues singer that ever lived". He was ranked fifth in Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

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soin-houseSon House

Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. (March 21, 1902 – October 19, 1988) was an American blues singer and guitarist.

House pioneered an innovative style featuring strong, repetitive rhythms, often played with the aid of slide guitar, and his singing often incorporated elements of southern gospel and spiritual music. A seminal Delta blues figure, he remains influential today.

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Skip James

Skip-JamesNehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 9, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.

James often played his guitar with an open D-minor tuning (DADFAD). James's 1931 work is considered idiosyncratic among pre-war blues recordings, and formed the basis of his reputation as a musician.

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Muddy Waters

muddy-watersMcKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983) was an American blues musician, generally considered "the Father of Chicago blues". Muddy headed to England in 1958 and shocked audiences with his loud, amplified electric guitar and thunderous beat.

He was a major inspiration for the British blues explosion in the 1960s. Muddy was ranked #17 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

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T-Bone Walker

t-bone-walkerAaron Thibeaux Walker (May 28, 1910 — March 16, 1975) was an American blues guitarist, singer, pianist, and songwriter who was one of the most important pioneers of the electric guitar.

He was actually the first blues musician to use an electric guitar. He was ranked #47 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Chuck Berry, B.B. King and Jimi Hendrix were mainly influenced by the life and style of T-Bone Walker.

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Howlin' Wolf

howlin-wolfChester Arthur Burnett (June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976) was an influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player.

With a booming voice and looming physical presence, Burnett is commonly ranked among the leading performers in electric blues. At 6 feet, 6 inches (198 cm) and close to 300 pounds (136 kg), he must have been an imposing presence with one of the loudest and most memorable voices of all the "classic" 1950s Chicago blues singers. His rough-edged, slightly fearsome musical style is often contrasted with the less crude but still powerful presentation of his contemporary rival, Muddy Waters.

Credit for the success of Howlin' Wolf should also be given to his guitarist and Blues Foundation Hall of Fame inductee, Hubert Sumlin.

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Elmore James

elmore-jamesElmore  Brooks (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, song writer and band leader.

He was known as The King of the Slide Guitar and had a unique guitar style, noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. James played a wide variety of blues often crossing into other styles of music, similar to that of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and some of B. B. King's work. Nonetheless, he was distinguished by his guitar's more powerful sound, which was interestingly a modified, hollow body traditional acoustic guitar, which sounded like the more modern solid body guitars.

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John Lee Hooker

john-lee-hookerJohn Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born near Clarksdale, Mississippi.

He became famous for performing his own unique style of blues, which was originally closest to Delta blues. He developed a 'talking blues' style that was similar to the early Delta blues, his music was metrically free. His own unique genre of the blues often incorporated the boogie-woogie piano style and a driving rhythm.

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Buddy Guy

buddy-guyGeorge "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer.

Guy is known for his showmanship, playing his guitar with drumsticks, or strolling into the audience while playing solos. He was ranked thirtieth in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". While Buddy Guy's music is often labeled Chicago blues, his style is unique. His style of blues can vary from the most traditional, deepest blues to a creative, unpredictable gumbo of the blues, avant rock, soul and free jazz that changes at every gig.

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Albert King

albert-kingAlbert Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992) was an American blues guitarist and singer.

He was left-handed, but usually played right-handed guitars flipped over upside-down so the low E string was on the bottom. In later years he played a custom-made guitar (a Gibson Flying V, which he named "Lucy") that was basically left-handed, but had the strings reversed (as he was used to playing). He also used very unorthodox tunings (i.e., tuning as low as C to allow him to make sweeping string bends). A "less is more" type blues player, he was known for his expressive "bending" of notes, a technique characteristic of blues guitarists.

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Rev. Gary Davis

rev-gary-davisReverend Gary Davis, also Blind Gary Davis, (April 30, 1896 – May 5, 1972) was a blues and gospel singer and guitarist who was also proficient on the banjo and harmonica.

His finger-picking guitar style influenced many other artists and his students. He assumed a unique multi-voice style produced solely with his thumb and index finger, playing not only ragtime and blues tunes, but also traditional and original tunes in four-part harmony

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B.B. King

bb-kingRiley B. King (September 16, 1925 - May 15, 2015) is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter acclaimed for his expressive singing and guitar playing.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at #3 on its list of the "100 greatest guitarists of all time." He introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and vibrato that would influence virtually every electric blues guitarist.

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Chuck Berry

chuck-berryCharles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry (born October 18, 1926) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.

He refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive, with lyrics focusing on teen life and concerns and utilizing guitar solos and showmanship that would be a major influence on subsequent rock music.

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Eric Clapton

eric-claptonEric Patrick Clapton (born 30 March 1945) is an English blues-rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer.

Clapton is the only person who has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times. He was ranked fourth in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and #53 on their list of the "Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time". Although Clapton has varied his musical style throughout his career, it has always remained grounded in the blues; despite this focus, he is credited as an innovator in a wide variety of genres.

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Rory Gallagher

Rory-GallagherWilliam Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues-rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter.

Initially playing acoustic and electric guitar, he started singing and later using a brace for his harmonica, Gallagher learned to play slide guitar, using a plectrum and metal slide on his smallest finger. He also became proficient on the alto saxophone, bass, mandolin, banjo, and the coral sitar, utilizing a glass slide made from an American Coricidian bottle on his electric guitars, instead of the metal slide.

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Jimi Hendrix

jimi-hendrixJames Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter.

He is often considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music by other musicians and commentators in the industry, and one of the most important and influential musicians of his era across a range of genres. He was influenced by blues artists such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Albert King, and Elmore James.

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Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin-HopkinsSam "Lightnin’" Hopkins (March 15, 1912 — January 30, 1982) was a country blues guitarist, from Houston, Texas.

Hopkins' style was born from spending many hours playing without a backing band. His distinctive fingerstyle playing often included playing bass, rhythm, lead, percussion, and vocals, all at the same time. He played both alternating and monotonic bass styles incorporating imaginative, often chromatic turnarounds and single note lead lines. He added rhythmic accompaniment by tapping or slapping the body of his guitar. Much of Hopkins' music follows the standard 12-bar blues template but his phrasing was very free and loose.

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Stevie Ray Vaughn

Stevie-Ray-VaughanStephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was a Grammy Award-winning American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

He was ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. His blues style was influenced by many blues guitarists. Foremost among them were Albert King, Otis Rush, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, and Jimi Hendrix. Vaughan's sound and playing style often incorporated simultaneous lead and rhythm parts.

Listen to SRV songs on Amazon >>

Jimmy Reed

jimmy-reedMathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 - August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues into the mainstream.

Reed was an electric blues guitarist, as opposed to the more acoustic-based sound of many of his contemporaries. His lazy, slack-jawed singing, piercing harmonica and hypnotic guitar patterns are one of the blues' most easily identifiable sounds even today.

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Mississippi John Hurt

mississippi_john_hurtJohn Hurt (July 3, 1893 — November 2, 1966) was an influential country blues singer and guitarist.

He sang in a loud whisper, to a melodious finger-picked guitar accompaniment. Hurt's influence spanned several music genres including blues, country, bluegrass, folk and contemporary rock and roll. A soft-spoken man, his nature was reflected in the work, which remained a mellow mix of country, blues and old time music to the end.

Listen to Mississippi John Hurt songs on Amazon >>

As I said, this is my own little list of best blues guitarists, but please add your picks below! And afterwards, go ahead and start learning blues guitar!

60 replies
  1. Oscar Mentos
    Oscar Mentos says:

    On the ‘most influential’ side, the list has to include Mississippi Fred McDowell. His slide work influenced so many slide players. Speaking of which – I would certainly include Ry Cooder and Mick Taylor over Clapton.

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    • Nash Burges
      Nash Burges says:

      Lol maybe cause you’re dumb. Do you understand the meaning of INFLUENTIAL or are you say unable to look past your bias to understand what the word means? Please look up how many blues guitarists/ rock guitarists/ bands even freaking pop guitar players that Clapton has influenced and then come back here *EDITED

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  2. Panama Ted
    Panama Ted says:

    Where is Skydog! Where in the f*** is Skydog? Nothing against the others listed, I enjoy all their music but to exclude Duane Allman is unbelievable. I realize we are discussing an art form and to each their own. However, in my opinion, Duane took slide playing to a level no one was doing at the time. Him and Dickey combined, with their interweaving and note phrasing were also unsurpassed and to this day I have not heard two guitarists in an electric rock/blues/whatever band play the way they do. OK, enough trying to explain…just listen to the Allman Brothers “Live at Fillmore East” and the leftovers from the concerts on “Eat A Peach”. The slide work on Mountain Jam will bring tears to your eyes.

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  3. Sean
    Sean says:

    I saw something on PBS the other day, might have been Soundbreakers? Idk but they mentioned a guy, I swear his last name was Christians or some form of it, but they were saying all electric guitar driven blues artists, including the 3 Kings, owe him a debt of gratitude. I opened the list to see if I could find his name but no mention. Do you know who I’m talking about? Skinny black guy with glasses, kinda nerdy looking, well dressed?

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  4. Paul R.
    Paul R. says:

    Duane Allman… Unfortunately for everybody died prematurely.Given his body of work,Mastery of the genre,respect he commanded especially by his contemporaries..qualifies him completely… In my opinion… but thank you for the list I’ve got a lot of time on my hands driving across the country and I look forward to checking out some of the older pioneers…

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  5. Mike Stoneburg
    Mike Stoneburg says:

    Nice list. All the guitar players on the list are great and very influential. I would have included Mick Taylor someplace on the list.

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  6. militon the sane
    militon the sane says:

    right. nothing to contribute, really, to the list. first off, because a “best…” / “most influential…” list is subjective, like you said. secondly because i don’t really know enough about the subject to have a decent opinion on the matter. that being said, rory gallagher is absolutely amazing, should be on a top ten list if you ask me. not quite what you’d call influential, but always brilliant listening to. i digress :). the reason i started writing this message is to make a suggestion. you obviously love blues, and while he’s not exactly well known, nor a blues guitarist per se, and maybe not even great in the true sense of the word, i think you should give bjorn berge a try. hope you enjoy his playing as much as i do :). right, that’s about it. have a good one.

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  7. Xpt
    Xpt says:

    The beauty of it all is that Blues guitarists don’t seem to care which one of them goes above another on any kind of the list. The genre itself is too pure and filled with powerful feel to focus on minor things like this.

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  8. Rick Stone
    Rick Stone says:

    Ry Cooder? Regarded by Eric Clapton as the greatest slide guitarist ever. I’ve looked on a dozen or more of these “greatest” lists. No sign of Ry anywhere. Hard to believe!

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    • Tom - TheGuitarLesson.com
      Tom - TheGuitarLesson.com says:

      You’re right, she was an influence on later musicians, even blues players that later became an influence. Wow, that sounds complicated. Anyhow, I just found a great performance from here, check it out.

      Does anyone else think she should be in the top blues influencer list?

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  9. Dustin
    Dustin says:

    Albert Collins? Freddie King? Magic Sam? Earl Hooker? Otis Rush? Guitar Slim? Long John Hunter??????????????

    1 Albert King
    2 Albert Collins
    3 Buddy Guy
    4 Freddie King
    5 Otis Rush

    three of my top five are not even on the list……..

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    • Ray B.
      Ray B. says:

      Nice list – another 20 added to the list might help. Mike Bloomfield and Freddie King need to be on the list as well as Duane Allman, etc. Listen to Mike Bloomfield’s “Altar Blues” where he sings/lists a large number of guitarists and folks who influenced him. I’m sure its on You Tube or buy it on Amazon.

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  10. milan levnaich
    milan levnaich says:

    Clapton got Duane Allman to help him out on the Derek and the.Dominoes album because he just coudnt pull off
    the scortching slide work work that Duane could do as evidenced on Layla.
    Johnny Winter can play the blues any way imaginable to pe
    rfection aether he is playing a 12 string,slide or the Dobro,no one can match his versitility

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  11. Norm Angeleri
    Norm Angeleri says:

    JIMMY PAGE
    sure he was accused of plagarism, maybe it was a tribute to all the blues guitarists he formed his style after.

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  12. Jacob T Taylor
    Jacob T Taylor says:

    Nice list as it puts all the classics on there, nice to see nobody modern on there because with out any disrespect to them, there isn’t anything much more that can be done that hasn’t already been done.
    All rock n roll guitar players from todays biggest bands: Jimmy Page (Zepplin) to Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) to Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), to Jack White (White Stipes) Dan Auerbach (Black Keys), or Joe Perry (Aeromsith)!

    They all give a nod to those who came before them. Nice to see this list do so also. And to moden blues men who are just as talented Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Gales, Derek Trucks, Jonny Lang, Melvin Taylor, Jason Barwick , Zac Harmon I could go on!

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  13. ronev
    ronev says:

    Michael Bloomfield? Got to have him on every blues guitar list….somewhere
    near the top.

    And whoever plays guitar on the theme music for “Becker”.

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  14. Richard
    Richard says:

    I came across your site by accident but have thoroughly enjoyed reading it. We owe such a debt to those guitarist and singers.

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us and let’s keep plucking!

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  15. Shirley Lipiarski
    Shirley Lipiarski says:

    I absolutely love BB King, Clapton, SRV, Kenny Wayne, and Robert Cray. I happened to catch Robert Cray in Vegas a couple of months ago and he still rocked the house. There are so many great ones, but these are just a few of my favorites.

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  16. Dustin Troisi
    Dustin Troisi says:

    Roy G. SRV Clapton Hendrix???? All blues influenced but not blues in my opinion…. where’s Otis Rush? GUITAR SLIM? Magic SaM? U know ZZ top made millions doing nothing but copying Magic Sam…. and wait Earl Hooker….. Earl Hooker was everybody’s fav… he hasssss to be on there

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  17. Jeff
    Jeff says:

    Freddie King should absolutely be on this list. Clapton said Freddie was the first blues player he tried to copy. I really don’t see how Clapton can be on the list without Freddie being there too.

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  18. Bob
    Bob says:

    While not so much influencial, Jeff Healey was a truely legendary blues-rock guitarist and singer. You could feel the heart & soul in his music. There are some great videos on YouTube of Jeff playing with SRV, Clapton, other greats. Another great artist taken so young.

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  19. Tom Fontana - TheGuitarLesson.com
    Tom Fontana - TheGuitarLesson.com says:

    He’s great, but I wouldn’t call him one of the most influential blues players yet. Give it 20 more years though, he’ll probably get there 🙂

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  20. o.v.catto
    o.v.catto says:

    I think that Hendrix was the greatest rock guitarist of all time, I have great respect and admiration for Clapton, but when it comes to most influential, without all the old masters neither would have never reached the level of musicality that they achieved. As a result, you can never list one of the old masters behind either Hendrix, Clapton or anyone of their generation. And I think that they would agree. .

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  21. nick
    nick says:

    a really good and accurate list. This writer knows the meaning of blues except for SRV (but that’s my opinion lol)

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  22. Muddy
    Muddy says:

    Roy Buchanan, the “world’s greatest unknown guitarist”

    I’m almost certain that’s Roy Buchanan doing the (uncredited) solo on “Sympathy for the Devil” by The Rolling Stones

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  23. Jeff
    Jeff says:

    Some of my TOP Blues guitarists are as follows:

    Roy Buchanan
    Jeff Beck
    Gary Moore
    Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Walter Trout
    Peter Green

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  24. Ryan
    Ryan says:

    I would rank Frank Zappa somewhere here. Maybe not the top but his work covers lots of blues and influences from Howlin Wolf and a few that also should be ranked ie Clarence Gatemouth Brown. His sound is like nothing else.

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  25. Longshot
    Longshot says:

    WOW, not a mention of Duane Allman.

    This man is second on my list behind Hendrix. And when Hendrix was asked after Woodstock how it felt to be the greatest guitar player in the world, his response. I don’t know ask Rory Gallagher.

    BB King is in a league of his own. On “All Over Again” he made that guitar speak what his soul was feeling. That came so far from the depths you felt it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q85FSZXe_KE

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  26. sourav
    sourav says:

    mike bloomfeld
    where is he
    no clapton without bloomfeld i think and no cream withoutpaul butterfield blues band

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  27. Betty Taylor
    Betty Taylor says:

    There are so many great bluesmen that it’s hard to pick from all the greats however, let’s not forget the great Roy Buchanan “When My Guitar Sings the Blues”

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  28. Bella Maria
    Bella Maria says:

    In my opinion the best blues guitarist is Joshua Jet Vaughan. I’m not sure if he’s any relation to Stevie Ray. The first time I heard him was in Austin, Texas. Though that was over a decade ago. He plays just like Stevie, and has a little bit of Clapton in his style. The most recent I had heard him was in Michigan. However, I have not heard anything about him for quite a while. The last thing I read was that he had come down with a serious illness, I think he would be about 36 now. In the article I had read about him it said that he was either Stevie Ray Vaughan reincarnated or God had just come down and decided to play through his body. I have never heard anybody who encapsilates Stevie’s sound and intensity as being an open channel of music like him. My opinion is that he’s the most soulful and melodic blues guitarist ever. I’ve heard about every blues guitarist that’s available for listening, and they don’t even measure up. I’ve always wondered if he was the unclaimed son of Stevie. One thing that he has that other blues guitarists don’t have is an incredible voice. One of the best guitar players ever, but definately the best voice ever. The most powerful and a natural rasp. Actually the last I heard he was living in Central Lake, Michigan and hasn’t gotten any better health wise. I wish everybody could hear him. Oh, and I think he may be the most beautiful man I have ever seen.

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  29. David Veenstra
    David Veenstra says:

    My top 10 is:
    10: Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters)
    9: Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple)
    8: Jimi Hendrix (The Jimmy Hendrix Experience)
    7: Pete Townshend (The Who)
    6: David Howell Evans a.k.a. The Edge (U2)
    5: Slash (Guns n’ Roses, Slash)
    4: Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
    3: Matthew Bellamy (MUSE)
    2: Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)
    1: Brian May (Queen, The Brian May Band)

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    • kate mouse
      kate mouse says:

      are you kidding or is it a side effect of mushrooms
      the most influential blues guitar players man
      you are on the velvet moon

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  30. Ted
    Ted says:

    i doont know about major influence but Billy Gibbons and his boys Dusty Hill and Frank Beard (ZZ TOP) all have one of the best blues sounds ive heard.

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  31. robert
    robert says:

    quite a few of your top ten blues guitarists say that one of their favorite blues players was freddie “texas cannonball” king. one of my favorite blues men is buddy miles(who was in hendrix band of gypsies), and in his song texas cannonball he talks about how both bb king and albert king mentioned to him that freddie was one of their favorites.. now buddy himself i love his blues, but hes a drummer, and he really only has one pure blues album “blues berries” but that is one of my all time favorite blues albums. well worth checking it out if you have the inclination.

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  32. Green Eagle
    Green Eagle says:

    When you list Howling Wolf, I think you should really give the credit to Hubert Sumlin, who did most of the guitar playing for Wolf.

    Other than that, I am sure we could all find our favorites to add, but this is a pretty good list. I particularly liked your inclusion of Jimmy Reed, who was not even close to the class of Buddy Guy or B. B. in instrumental ability, but whose sound had a really profound effect on so many guitar players, particularly in his having been the first person known to play power chords.

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  33. Holly
    Holly says:

    Lonnie Johnson has got to be in the Top-5. Credited with “inventing” the guitar solo. That’s right every guitar solo you have ever heard can be traced back to Johnson. Easily the most-influential of all early Blues guitarists (on other Blues guitarists that followed).

    Bill Broonzy would also definitely be in my Top-10. Amazingly melodic and soulful.

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