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Old 10-22-2013, 12:22 PM   #161 (permalink)
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I was thinking of Tedeschi Trucks Band. Derek's playing, Susan's voice, that crazy dude on sax, the rest of the band... they gel wonderfully in my opinion.
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Old 11-08-2013, 02:16 PM   #162 (permalink)
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For me it would probably be Stevie Ray Vaughan.
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:39 AM   #163 (permalink)
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Bob Brozman is still the best acoustic blues guitarist I've ever seen in concert.

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Old 11-11-2013, 07:15 AM   #164 (permalink)
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Wow.. too many to list for me at least.

In no particular order:
Michael Burks (RIP)
Eric Clapton
SRV (RIP)
Joe Bonamassa
Jeff Beck
Duane Allman (RIP)
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Old 11-19-2013, 09:03 AM   #165 (permalink)
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I'd always like to come up with something different and call someone very little known player the best, but to be honest, I have to be generic, again.
Stevie Ray Vaughan is great, but I think the best one is Clapton. But they both are white people and my knowledge about blues is pretty little, so I guess there could have been better player somewhere but they are not as well known as those two.
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Old 11-28-2013, 11:30 AM   #166 (permalink)
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Soooooo many great blues guitarists !!

But if i have to choose one .. I think Buddy Guy !

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Old 02-19-2014, 03:34 PM   #167 (permalink)
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Let me help you with that question, the Best Blues Guitarist was Albert King.

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Old 06-02-2014, 12:45 PM   #168 (permalink)
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Dont want to upset anyo e by bringing a deadthread back but Michael Bloomfield anyone?
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Old 06-02-2014, 06:00 PM   #169 (permalink)
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Gary Lucas is the king.

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Old 06-03-2014, 04:48 PM   #170 (permalink)
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Gary Lucas is the king.

^ That`s an intricate piece which really showcases GL`s playing, Frownland.

Have you heard the album Rishte that he made with Najma Akhtar ?
I found it pretty disappointing because Gary`s contribution is largely lost beneath Najma`s vocals. It feels like he relegated himself to acoustic rhythm guitarist.

At least in this clip with Najma Akhtar, he`s plugged in and doing something noticable, so imo it`s an improvement on Rishte:-

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