Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep TracksHair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, LithiumOzzys Boneyard, The SpectrumAlt Nation, The Loft, SiriusXMU and Symphony Hall.

This isn’t your average list; the eclectic undertaking ranges from acoustic blues greats of the 78 rpm era to classic rock guitar heroes and avant-indie rock experimenters. Take a trip down the list and share your thoughts and reactions on Facebook and Twitter with #UltimateGuitar!

101. Dave Davies

100. Dan Auerbach
99. Rick Nielsen
98. Steve Cropper
97. Greg Ginn
96. Zakk Wylde
95. Kim Thayil
94. Dick Dale
93. Steven Van Zandt
92. Vernon Reid
91. Johnny Greenwood

90. Andy Summers

89. Wayne Kramer
88. Dave Mustaine
87. Ron Asheton
86. Alex Lifeson
85. J Mascis
84. James Hetfield
83. Leslie West
82. Steve Jones
81. Thurston Moore

80. Robby Krieger

79. Mick Ronson
78. Warren Haynes
77. Peter Green
76. Mick Mars
75. Mike Campbell
74. Mike Bloomfield
73. Lou Reed
72. Bonnie Raitt
71. Eddie Cochran

70. Derek Trucks

69. Lindsey Buckingham
68. Robbie Robertson
67. Johnny Winter
66. Trey Anastasio
65. Joni Mitchell
64. Randy Rhoads
63. Tom Morello
62. James Burton
61. Peter Buck

60. Roger McGuinn

59. Nils Lofgren
58. Steve Howe
57. Hubert Sumlin
56. Dimebag Darrell
55. Steve Miller
54. Bruce Springsteen
53. Albert Collins
52. Slash
51. Duane Eddy

50. Rory Gallagher

49. Joe Walsh
48. Angus Young
47. Johnny Marr
46. Muddy Waters
45. Prince
44. Robert Fripp
43. Billy Gibbons
42. Stephen Stills
41.  Dickie Betts

40. Tom Verlaine

39. Joe Perry
38. T Bone Walker
37. Jorma Kaukonen
36. John Frusciante
35. John Fogerty
34. Ritchie Blackmore
33. Les Paul
32. Mike McCready
31. Neil Young

30. David Gilmour

29. Eddie Van Halen
28. Frank Zappa
27. Chuck Berry
26. Brian May
25. Bo Diddley
24. Richard Thompson
23. Johnny Ramone
22. Mark Knopfler
21. Freddie King

20. The Edge

19. George Harrison
18. Buddy Guy
17. Pete Townshend
16. Jack White
15. Tony Iommi
14. Carlos Santana
13. Jeff Beck
12. Jerry Garcia
11. Kurt Cobain

10. Ry Cooder

9. Kirk Hammett
8. Keith Richards
7. Jimmy Page
6. Stevie Ray Vaughan
5. Robert Johnson
4. Eric Clapton
3. BB King
2. Jimi Hendrix

1. Duane Allman

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