Most Under-rated guitarist or solo?

TradPro2

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Stevie Ray Vaughan

underrated at only number 12 by Rolling Stone......
 

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Barry Bailey
Steve Morse
Randy Bachman
Trevor Rabin
Frank Marino
Tommy Bolin (when he was sober)
Frank Zappa
Robert Fripp
Adrian Belew
Elliot Easton
Ritchie Blackmore
I got tired of thinking of names, I could sit here for hours doing it.
I forgot Clarence White
There are a plethora sublime players out there, some recognized, most not....
 

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Dave Gregory (XTC)
Steve Bartek (Oingo Boingo)
Marc Moreland (Wall of Voodoo)
Bradley Nowell (Sublime)
 

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Bill Nelson of Be Bop Deluxe.........because others already mentioned Mick Ronson.
 

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Bill Nelson of Be Bop Deluxe.........because others already mentioned Mick Ronson.

Just before I went through the entire thread to see if he was there!
Thanks for saving me the trouble.

His sound is what I crave the most too. His sig guitar is a 345 w/varitone, and I NEED one, or a close variation thereof, like a 335 would do it.

And Dave Gregory (recently mentioned) is VERY underrated/appreciated.

The solo at the end of "Feel the Benefit" by 10CC's Eric Stewart is downright unforgettable.
 

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One of the best guitar solos in a pop song was done by Tony Peluso for the Carpenters.

"Goodbye to Love" is a typical Carpenters song, with a great arrangement and Karen's silky (yet strangely emotional) vocals, until the break in the song where the unexpected guitar solo appears.

At the time, it pissed a lot of die hard Carpenter fans off, but it still stands out as a great pop song. I actually saw them live in the early '70s in Lubbock, Texas. They put on a good show, and Karen actually carried a lot of the burden in terms of entertaining the crowd.

I'm not sure, but I think she was drinking screwdrivers behind her kit...
 

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I had previously said Steve Clark... I don't think Vivian Campbell is under rated but Gibson sure as hell as no appreciation for him considering he loves the Les Paul. In light of the unfortunate news that Viv's cancer is back, here is Viv and his awesome interpretation of Wasted.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvCoHxTZi-0[/ame]

\m/
 

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Phil Keaggy!

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1ya8WXSMgA[/ame]


Dave Clempson - Humble Pie, Colloseum and solo work.

This is not one which will impress you shredders out there but listen to the way he develops this and builds it to a climax. He's awesomely melodic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xTfwIrxnlg

Dave was the second best guitarist in Humble Pie :) This intro just kills though...

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYmoMY8qDNI[/ame]
 

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Alex Lifeson master of the changing time signature mid song.Try to play some rush prog songs you will go mad quickly.:mad2:
 


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