Jimi Hendrix Named Best Guitarist Ever By Rolling Stone
Among the greatest rock 'n' roll guitarists, legendary musician Jimi Hendrix is ranked the best in history. Hendrix wins the honor courtesy of "Rolling Stone" magazine in a list compiled by a panel of music experts and top guitar players. Others in the top ten are Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Pete Townshend. Grammy-winning guitarist Tom Morello tells the magazine, quote, "Jimi Hendrix exploded our idea of what rock music could be: He manipulated the guitar, the whammy bar, the studio and the stage."