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Guitarists who aren't taken seriously but deserve to be.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by 3-Chord-Genius, Sep 29, 2017.

  1. juxtapolice

    juxtapolice Tele-Holic

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    Dean Ween, and I think most guitarists featured on this show
     
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  2. telee67

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    If dead guitarists count, Michael Bloomfield.
    Kinda started the whole American blues/rock thing with Dylan at Monterey Pop.
     
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  3. Endless Mike

    Endless Mike Tele-Afflicted

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    He's taken very seriously. Not sure what you've been hearing Robben Ford cites him as a primary influence.
     

  4. Minimalist518

    Minimalist518 Tele-Holic

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    ++++1!
     

  5. songtalk

    songtalk Friend of Leo's

    I will also nominate Jerry Garcia and Trey Anastasio who both get written off as noodly stoner jamband losers but are both actually brilliant.

    Also, Prince is sorta obvious. As a pop star he's always been paid his due, but his incredibly precise "studio musician" grade rhythm guitar and santana-like legato flurries and smooth Hendrix blues for lead never got paid much respect until recently because of his general antics.
     
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  6. gypsy jim

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    I nominate Jim McCarty of Cactus

     
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  7. HoodieMcFoodie

    HoodieMcFoodie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    +1 on Jim.

     
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  8. adamsappel

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    In what world are Peter Green, Mike Bloomfield and Rory Gallagher ridiculed/not taken seriously as guitarists?
     
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  9. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    if you dont have mojo nixon...your store could use some fixin
     
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  10. Ex-riverman

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  11. Hexabuzz

    Hexabuzz Tele-Afflicted

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    I heard that Debbie Gibson was pregnant with his two-headed love-child...
     

  12. Bruxist

    Bruxist Tele-Afflicted

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    John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants.
     
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  13. Ooba Tooba

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    No one said anything about being ridiculed. Perhaps I shouldn't have commented. I wasn't too crazy about the headline. I guess I took it to mean underrated, or under appreciated.
     

  14. JuneauMike

    JuneauMike Tele-Holic

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    Nah, you're fine to comment. Rory Gallagher is taken seriously by guitarists. But he probably doesnt have a huge following beyond that. So in that sense he's probably not revered by pop music listeners who don't play guitar.
     
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  15. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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  16. Chip

    Chip Tele-Afflicted

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    Your right, Bobby's daughter Monet definitely pulls off the cut off shorts better than her old man....
    IMG_3077.jpg
     
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  17. BadMojo

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    I forgot about Treeman.:lol:


     

  18. Johnson johnson

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    Wow, this went wonderfully off the rails:lol::lol:.
     
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  19. Hexabuzz

    Hexabuzz Tele-Afflicted

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  20. edvard

    edvard Tele-Holic

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    Holey smokes, yes! I knew the Weens were secret guitar geniuses from the first day I heard "Push th' Little Daisies" on the radio and immediately nabbed their first three albums.

    Two more:
    Dweezil Zappa - I remember young metalhead me hearing his guitar work on his cover of Zappa Sr.'s "My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama" and thinking "Why are people not listening to this guy?" I don't think anybody doubts his talent, but it seems he doesn't really get his due. Here's more to my point:


    Chris Goss - Sometimes understated, never underwhelming, definitely under-appreciated, but every note is on time in the right place.
    ... and he plays a Telecaster
     
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