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I realize that there are a few topics similar to this but I thought maybe this would help organization and reduce number of posts like this one. Here you can list your top 5 favorite musicians from any category or instrument. Maybe make this a sticky? or lock this and go RAWR at me if you dont like my ideas. :(
...but here it goes

Guitar
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Paul Gilbert
Randy Rhoads
John Petrucci
Jimi Hendrix
Eddie Van Halen

Bass
Victor Wooten
John Myung
Jaco Pastorius
Marcus Miller
Billy Sheehan

Vocalist
Freddy Mercury
Stevie Wonder
Paul McCartney

Drums
Mike Portnoy
John Bohnam
Neil Pert

Keyboards
Rick Wakeman
Jordan Rudess
Derek Sherinian
J.S. Bach
Mozart

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Fri May 28, 2004 12:13 am
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Might as well.

Guitar
Paul Gilbert
Eddie Van Halen
Steve Vai
Slash
Jason Becker
And so on...

Bass
John Myung
Billy Sheehan (I guess I was saying it wrong for a long while)
Cliff Burton
Duff McKagen
Maybe Steve Digiorgio

Vocals
James Hetfield
Dave Mustaine
Axl Rose
Sammy Hagar
Chris Cornell
Geoff Tate
Jeff Martin

Drums
Mike Portnoy
Scott Travis
Maybe Richard Christy

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Fri May 28, 2004 1:29 am
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I'll have missed people out of all of them but...

Guitar
Eddie Van Halen
Paul Gilbert
Steve Vai
Brian May
Jason Becker
Angus Young
Yngwie Malmsteen

Bass
Victor Wooten
John Alderete
Billy Sheehan
Stu Hamm

Vocals
Jeff Martin
Justin Hawkin
David Lee Roth
Brian Johnson
Robert Smith

Drums
Alex Van Halen
Scott Travis
Tre Cool
Joey Jordison

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Fri May 28, 2004 1:40 am
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GUITAR
Paul Gilbert
Satriani
Vai
Petrucci

BASS
Stuart Hamm
Victor Wooten
Billy Sheehan
Alderte
Jaco
Manring
Marcus Miller
F. Roco Prestia

VOCALS
Scott Weiland
Cobain
Robert Smith

DRUMS
Steve Smith
Neil Peart
Steve Gadd


Fri May 28, 2004 1:48 am
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Guitar:
Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Paul Gilbert, Richie Kotzen, Angus Young

Bass:
Billy Sheehan, Steve Digiorgio, Stuart Hamm, Matt Bissonette, David Ellefson

Drums:
Deen Castronovo, Mike Terrana, Atma Anur, Eric Singer, Dave Lombardo

Vocals:
Eric Martin, Jeff Martin, Chuck Billy, Richie Kotzen

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Fri May 28, 2004 2:27 am
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Guitar - Paul Gilbert, Edward Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen.

Bass - John Alderete, Steve Harris, Mike Muir (Infectious Grooves), Kyle Kyle (Bang Tango), Flea, Timmy C (RATM)

Drums - Scott Travis, Tommy Aldridge, John Bohnam, Eric Carr, Alex Van Halen

Vocals - Ronnie James Dio, Rob Halford, Bruce Dickinson, Jeff Martin

Keyboards - NO KEYBOARDS.

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Guitar:
Eddie Van Halen
Paul Gilbert
Slash
Michael Romeo (of Symphony X)
Alex Lifeson
Marty Friedman

Bass:
Geddy Lee
John Alderete
Duff McKagan
David Ellefson
Michael Anthony
Larry Graham
Mel Schacher (of Grand Funk)
Billy Sheehan
Michael Lepond (of Symphony X)

Vocals:
David Lee Roth
Russel Allen (of Symphony X)
Eric Martin
Dave Mustaine
Dan Rebeiz (a local guy around here... awesome voice)

Drums:
Neil Peart
Alex Van Halen
Mike Portnoy
Dennis Chambers
Gregg Bissonette
Buddy Rich
Nick Menza

Piano/Keyboardists:
Jordan Rudess
Derek Sherinian
Geddy Lee ;) (hey he had some cool stuff)
Michael Pinnella (of Symphony X)

Composers: (these guys deserve a category of their own :))
Johannes Sebastian Bach
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
George Gershwin
Dave Brubeck

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Guitar:
SRV
Paul Gilbert
Steve Vai
Petrucci
Goncalo
Ron Thal
TO many to list.

Bass:
Sheehan
Myung
Alderete (honostly havnt heard enough of other bassists to comment)

Vocals:
Jeff Martin
Phil Anselmo
Paul Gilbert
Enya
Kenny Wayne shepards vocalist, duno his name... amazing
WIllie nelson

Drums:
The Man portnoy
scott travis
fear factory and meshuggahs drummers.

Piano/Keyboardists:
Jordan Rudess
Derek Sherinian
Reece Wyans
Tony Malcapine

Composers:
Bach
Mahler
Mozart


Fri May 28, 2004 5:26 am
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SRV463 wrote:
Bass:
Sheehan
Myung
Alderete (honostly havnt heard enough of other bassists to comment)


Haven't you heard of Brad Peter? Amazing.

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Guitar :
Jimmy Bruno
Al DiMeola
Pat Martino
Tony Rice
Joe Beck
Tommy Emmanuel
Scotty Anderson
Tony McAlpine
Pat Metheny
Pablo
YJM....

Bass:
Jaco Pastorius
Ron Carter
Jimmy Haslip
Gary Peacock
Mark Egan
Mike Mannring
Victor Bailey....


Piano/Keys:
Jackie Terranson
Joe Zawinul
Tommy Mars
Jordan Ruddess
Herbie Hancock

Vocals:
Sting
Chris Cornell
Gary Cherone


Drums:
Terry Bozzio
Steve Smith
Vinnie Colaiuta
Buddy Rich
Chad Wackerman
Bill Stewart
Elvin Jones
Steve Gadd
Billy Cobham
Dennis Chambers...


Composers:
Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich
Frank Zappa
Edgard Varese
John Cage
Rimsky-Korsakov
Bach


I know I'm leaving hundreds out.

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I'll keep it to three in each category...

Guitar - EVH, Paul Gilbert, Steve Lukather

Bass - Tony Franklin, Les Claypool, Michael Anthony

Drums - Simon Phillps, Vinnie Colaiuta, Gavin Harrison

Vocals - Jeff Scott Soto, Joe Lynn Turner, Eric Martin

Keys - Derek Sherinian, Don Airey, Jon Lord


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Guitarists
Paul Gilbert
Randy Rhoads
Dimebag Darrell
Mick Mars
John Petrucci
Yngwie Malmsteen
Marty Friedman

Bassists
Cliff Burton
Jaco Pastorius
Bootsy Collins
John Alderete

Drummers
Vinnie Paul
The dude from Megadeth
Tommy Lee
Dave Lombardo

Vocalists
Rob "Fucking" Halford
Bruce Dickinson
Vince Neil
Dave Mustaine
Old Phil Anselmo
And Jeff, obviously!

Composers
J.S Bach
Beethoven
Mozart
Tchaikovsky (is that how you spell it?)

Keys/Piano
Bach
Don Airey
The guy from Motley Crue
Eddie Van Halen

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greenheadsarego wrote:
[Keys/Piano
Bach


To which Bach are you referring?

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I am actually kind of surprised that no one included "Geddy Lee" in their favorite bass players section.

Some of the guys you are listing wouldnt even be playing like they are today if Geddy hadnt existed :lol:

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Ryan wrote:
I am actually kind of surprised that no one included "Geddy Lee" in their favorite bass players section.

Some of the guys you are listing wouldnt even be playing like they are today if Geddy hadnt existed :lol:


I know he's a huge influence on a lot of my favorite bass players but I personally never got much into Rush. :?

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Vocalists Rob Halford , Tim "Ripper " Owens , Jeff Martin , Matt Barlow, Steve Perry

Guitar Criss Oliva (RIP) , Michael Schenker , Glenn Tipton, Jake E Lee, Paul Gilbert, Neal Schon

Bass Steve Harris, Frankie Bello, John Alderete , DD Verni, Geddy Lee


Drums Scott Travis , Steve "Dr. Killdrums" Wacholz, Bobby Jarzombek, Deen Castanova, Richard Cristy


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Ruth wrote:
Geddy Lee


Ruth,

you got it goin on. :lol:

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Ryan wrote:
Ruth wrote:
Geddy Lee


Ruth,

you got it goin on. :lol:

Thanks Ryan. Love Geddy Lee.
BTW, just noticed your sig. did Sean see it yet? :lol:


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Guitar:
Paul Gilbert, Steve Vai

Vocals:
James Hetfield 8)

Bass:
Billy Sheehan

Drums:
Paul Bostaph


Euhh, I guess that´s kinda it. I could think of more people, but I´m kinda tired.

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Ruth wrote:
Ryan wrote:
Ruth wrote:
Geddy Lee


Ruth,

you got it goin on. :lol:

Thanks Ryan. Love Geddy Lee.
BTW, just noticed your sig. did Sean see it yet? :lol:


I hope so :lol:

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