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Monuments to the greatest guitarists

Monuments to the greatest guitarists
The greatest guitarists. Monument to Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001)

Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins, creator of the sub-genres of country music – Nashville Sound, a sound engineer and producer. He is in the list of the greatest guitarists of all time. The list of 20 greatest guitarists of all time, according to Telegraph.co.uk includes: Riley B. King, Brian Harold May CBE, Carlos Santana, Chet Atkins, Chuck Berry, David Jon Gilmour, Django, Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen, Eric Patrick Clapton, Geoffrey Arnold “Jeff” Beck, Jimi Hendrix, James Patrick “Jimmy” Page, Keith Richards, Alonzo “Lonnie” Johnson, Mark Freuder Knopfler, Paco de Lucia, Robert Leroy Johnson, Ryland Peter “Ry” Cooder, Saul Hudson, and Stephen “Stevie” Ray Vaughan.

Monument to Jimi Hendrix – the greatest of the greatest guitarists, the most ingenious virtuoso in rock history, who expanded the possibilities of the guitar and opened the new face of rock of the 20th century
Monument to Jimi Hendrix. The greatest of the greatest guitarists, the most ingenious virtuoso in rock history, who expanded the possibilities of the guitar and opened the new face of rock of the 20th century

Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Riley B. King (born September 16, 1925)

Riley B. King or B.B. King, American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No. 6 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, No. 17 in Gibson’s Top 50 Guitarists of All Time. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Statue of Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician Bob Marley (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), Kingston. Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer
Statue of Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician Bob Marley (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), Kingston. Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer

The greatest guitarists

Monuments to the greatest guitarists
A series of monuments to Bob Marley was erected around the world
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to Jimi Hendrix
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to Elvis Presley – though not the greatest guitarist, but the King of Rock ‘n’ roll
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to American singer-songwriter and musician Hank Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953), born Hiram King Williams, one of the greatest country music artists of all time
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to bass guitarist Philip Parris “Phil” Lynott (20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986), Irish singer and musician who is best known for being the founding member, principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist of the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to still live guitarist Chuck Berry, Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry (born October 18, 1926) – one of the earliest legends of rock and roll (5th place of the list of the greatest guitarists)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Johnny Ramone – the founder of the legendary American punk rock band the Ramones. The 16th place in the list of the greatest guitarists of all time
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to John Lennon in Havana, Cuba (one of many)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Statue of Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician Bob Marley
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
The first monument in Europe of the reggae legend Bob Marley, created by Croatian artist Davor Dukic
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Monument to Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), an influential guitarist, who died when his helicopter crashed into the hill. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Brian Harold May CBE (born 19 July 1947)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born July 20, 1947)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Chet Atkins
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Chuck Berry
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
David Jon Gilmour
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Jean “Django” Reinhardt (23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen (born January 26, 1955)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Eric Patrick Clapton
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Geoffrey Arnold “Jeff” Beck (born 24 June 1944)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Jimi Hendrix
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
James Patrick “Jimmy” Page OBE (born 9 January 1944)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Alonzo “Lonnie” Johnson
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE (born 12 August 1949)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Paco de Lucia, (born 21 December 1947)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Ryland Peter “Ry” Cooder (born March 15, 1947)
Monuments to the greatest guitarists
Saul Hudson, or Slash (born July 23, 1965)
Stephen “Stevie” Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990)
Stephen “Stevie” Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990)

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