John Frusciante voted modern guitar hero

  peter99co 15:51 10 Apr 2010
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Do you agree?

  bremner 16:16 10 Apr 2010

"Prince, Jack White, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and REM's Peter Buck were also in the top 10"

That sums up this poll!!!

  PILECAP 17:47 10 Apr 2010

"So I'm still struggling to keep up. I definitely don't put myself in the legend category."

Can’t say I blame him for saying that, as long as the likes of Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eddie Van Halen, John McLaughlin and Allan Holdsworth are still alive.

  Forum Editor 18:02 10 Apr 2010

no,I don't.

He was voted 'best guitarist of the past 30 years' by some of the 30,000 people who responded to a BBC 6 Axe Factor online poll.

That doesn't mean he is the best guitarist. He's a good guitarist, certainly, but there are others I like better. That's the way with polls, the people who respond to them are the ones who get counted, and good luck to John Frusciante - he seems like a nice guy.

  Clapton is God 19:39 10 Apr 2010

John who???

Can I assume that the names of all 10 of these so called 'guitarists' were picked, at random, out of a hat by a drunk one evening?

  dukeboxhero 20:58 10 Apr 2010

Dont think i would have any of them in my top 10

  dukeboxhero 21:03 10 Apr 2010

Always surprises me that Tommy Emmanuel is never in these polls
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  peter99co 22:01 10 Apr 2010

Glad you think as I do.

  onionskin 22:43 10 Apr 2010

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What's the point of voting to put somebody else's list into an order of preference?

  Quickbeam 08:24 11 Apr 2010

Of The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, but the most prominent part of their unique sound is by Flea, the bass player.

  mr simon 10:44 11 Apr 2010

I'm sure there are guitarists that people will prefer over John, but for technical ability and such a broad range of style, number one spot seems about right.

Morello made 5th, he shouldn't have even made list. His riffs are fantastic but I feel like turning the stereo to mute whenever his solos appear.

In fact, the more I look at the list, the more it seems people have just picked their favourite bands and ignored the point of the poll.

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