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  • The Top 10 Greatest Guitar Players

    Who's the greatest guitarist of all time? According to Rolling Stone, Jimi Hendrix. The magazine gave Hendrix the No. 1 spot on its list of the 100 greatest guitar players of all time. Legendary strummers including Keith Richards, Carlos Santana and Tom Petty curated the list. Hendrix performs at the Royal Albert Hall in this 1967 file photo.
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    No. 2 on the list: Eric Clapton. Clapton is seen in his studio in this 1985 file photo.
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    Jimmy Page, famous for being Led Zeppelin's guitarist, was Rolling Stone's third pick. He performs on stage in this 1970 file photo.
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    Guitarist Keith Richards of "The Rolling Stones" scored the No. 4 slot. He poses for a portrait in this Jan. 1, 1974 file photo.
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    Guitarist Jeff Beck, RS' No. 5, is seen with his guitar in hand in this Jan. 1, 1980 file photo.
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    Musician BB King scored the No. 6 slot. He performs at Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in this Sept. 26, 2011 file photo in San Francisco, Cali.
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    Rock and roll musician Chuck Berry, No. 7, poses for a portrait in a scene from the movie "Go Johnny Go" in this undated file photo.
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    Eddie Van Halen of the band "Van Halen," No. 8, poses for a portrait in this Jan. 1, 1982 file photo.
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    Duane Allman, Rolling Stone's No. 9, of the band "The Allman Brothers Band" is seen in this 1970 file photo.
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    Pete Townshend of The Who rounds out Rolling Stone's top 10. He performs on 'Into '71' at the BBC TV Centre in London, England in this Dec. 30, 1970 file photo.
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