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The Best Guitar Players to Idolize

Many people, guitar players, or music lovers have their own heroes in guitar music. Their heroís may have served as inspirations with the music they have made or they may be the motivation of many people that is why they would like to learn to play the guitar.

Here are the noteworthy guitar players who compiled groundbreaking profiles in the guitar playing history.

George Harrison

George Harrison was a member of the Beatles. Many people still idolize him for his guitar playing skills even after he left the band to pursue a solo career. He was known as one who played guitar with emotions and feelings and is considered by many to be been the greatest guitarist in the history of rock and roll.

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin is known for his rock and jazz music. He had many different roles in the music field but it was in guitar playing that he excelled and became famous. He started playing the guitar at the age of 11 and it was through guitar that he made a breakthrough in the music industry.

Robin Trower

Robin Trower is a British guitarist who became the idol of the 1970ís guitar music. He was known for his unique tone and feel with a touch of the blues. He was a member of the famous Procol Harum and was a guitar soloist in the band. One of his famous albums is the Bridge of Sighs, which is considered the best among his many albums.

Randy Bachman

Randy Bachman was a member of two famous Canadian bands, BTO and the Guess Who. He may not seem well known to many guitar players but he has made remarkable contributions in the field of music and guitar playing. He has a talent for writing as well as playing guitar which contributed in his success with these two bands.

Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana became famous not only for his voice but also for playing lead guitar. His music is a blend of Latin, African, blues and rock rhythms as well as percussion. His albums were top quality and he won many awards in the music field. His Best of Santana album is one album to check out if you would like to listen to is top selling music.

There are still many other guitar players who can serve as deserving idols or role models when it comes to playing the guitar - they may be popular and some may be unknown until now. What is important is that they make contributions and influence people to enjoy and love music through the guitar. They serve as inspiration and role models to beginners as well as aspiring professional guitar players.

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