Re: Most over-rated guitarist?
- From: TheChris <cabell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 17:42:08 +0000 (UTC)
moonpie <mr_rc_moonpie@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in
On Fri, 28 Jan 2011 11:58:53 +0000 (UTC), TheChrismost
Stephen <calder999@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
On 28/01/2011 4:56 PM, Greendistantstar wrote:
Who's the most over-rated guitarist ever? Any genre. I was having a
debate of sorts with a few guitarist pals last night, the discussion
even got a tad heated ;>
For me...a dead-heat between Mark Knopfler and Gabor Szabo.
Richards is good as a rhythm guy. You can't deny some of those riffs.. For lead
guys... I never got Beck.... I know those are fighting words, but I've gotten
of his albums just trying to hear it (even 'Who Else?') and I just don't.
He's okay - but, he's no Pat Travers to me..
well, I guess I'm the opposite. the Jeff Beck concert I saw this
summer was one of the greatest displays of guitar artistry I've even
witnessed, and once in Florida I saw Pat Travers drunkenly crash a
benefit concert and stink the place up with some really shitty
I won't dispute any of these claims :) Travers' substance abuse has derailed
his whole career..
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