Favorite never-discussed guitarist?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by gpasq, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. D.K. Buchanon

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    I can't discuss who my favorite never discussed guitarist is as that would mean he was now a discussed about guitarist and therefore not eligible for discussion in this thread.
     
  2. lupowitz

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    Mike Keneally bearly gets noticed around this shores :(



    just as Ricky Wilson



    or Evan Johns



     
  3. bigben55

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    Good call, he's good. I remember listening to Beer for Dolphins 10 years ago. Not my cup of tea, but good playing.
     
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    He is great. One of my favorites. His work from those records stills sounds great today.
     
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    Bonnie R was absolutely spectacular with "The Other Ones" when I saw them as they were getting it together again after Jerry split.

    My two picks, and it'd be tough to find more polar opposites, would be

    Charo ( Seriously. If you haven't heard her play, she's better than all of us. Combined. ;) )

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    Adam Jones
     
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    Eddie was great....I remember watching that show and being blown away by his tone,vintage strat through a Mesa.
     
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    It's so good to see Martin Barre mentioned - he was my first thought also.

    Chris Rea and Kelly Joe Phelps deserve more kudos as well, imho.
     
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    The late Ricky Wilson of the B-52s.
     
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    +1!!! Monte is an unbelievable guitarist! What that guy can do on an acoustic is scary! But, he's the total package, songwriter, and singer too. See him live.....wow!
     
  10. Steveareno

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    Joe Dalton really turned my head around about 20 years ago, when I got his old VHS instruction tape. Always wondered why he's not more well known? I think he played in Conway Twitty's band for a while. Guess he's been more focused on teaching. He has a few good instructional clips on YouTube. Amazing player.




    Swang on,
     
  11. Brad Pittiful

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    me and my avatar agree!

    look close its ricky and a tele
     
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    A very pertinent remark! ;)
     
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    You know, at the risk of having my TDPRI membership revoked, I'm gonna throw a vote in for Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac. When I was a kid my mom used to listen to the first two albums with Lindsey and Stevie Nicks and I was definitely influenced by the role of the guitar in that band, tastefully played in service of the song. Nothing flashy but I liked it.

    Also, how about the lead player for the Eagles before Joe Walsh. Was it Bernie Leadon? That's another band my mom listened to whose licks kind of seeped into my sub-conscious at an early age. Of course she also listened to the Bee Gees and I don't think anything "seeped" in from them (at least I hope not! ;-)
     
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    Buck Dharma from BOC is a great guitar player that rarely gets mentioned. I spent countless hours in my youth listening to his lead lines. He plays for the song.

    I also think Rich Williams and Kerry Livgren from the band Kansas were a couple of extremely talented players who were not really given the notice they were due for their playing.
     
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    Jeff Pevar!
     
  16. Fret Wilkes

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    John Inmon with Jerry Jeff's Lost Gonzo Band / Gonzo Compadres.

    John has a little ride after 3:20 here. (stick with it till the end) He has incredible tone and is a wonderful player. I had the great fortune to see him live many times.

     
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    +1 for John Inmon.
    Super melodic, memorable player!
     
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    Telemarkman, Robert Normann is a monster! Thanks for adding that.
     
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    I've used this clip three times this morning in three threads to answer three different questions. He really starts in about 2:10

     
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    Jimmy McCarty. Played with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels and is responsible for the cool breaks in Devil With A Blue Dress and Sock It To Me Baby. Later he was in Cactus with Carmine Appice. Later still with the Buddy Miles Express. Travis Wammack. One of the the early Martian guitar guys. Famous for Scratchy and Firefly (theres' a Bearsville CD with these on it. Otherwise look for a 45 on ARA). I kinda think Jeff Beck might have heard him early in his (JB's) career. David Tronzo. One the best slide players I ever heard. Very unique. Don't check YouTube for him. There're some crappy videos. Check out the band Slow Poke on CD (At Home)and a recent Tronzo Trio (Yo! Hey!). There's some excellent playing on both. It's kind of a 180 from the Duane style.
     
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